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    Rare Disease Day

    28 February 2015 marks the eighth international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from more than 80 countries and regions worldwide are planning awareness-raising activities around the slogan Day-by-day, hand-in-hand.

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    Eldorado November 2014, No 29 Vol. 2

    The Relentless Work Editorail This is our second edition of the year, the first having come out in January. A lack of texts and resources is responsible for this long break. Here is some recent news I’d like to share. A few weeks ago, during the annual general meeting, a

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    Ataxia Canada’s new logo

    Welcome the new logo of Ataxia Canada. Please note that it is protected by copyright. Read the terms of use of the Ataxia Canada’s logo before using it.  

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    GRAFFITI Project Video

    On September, 20 Hugo Landreville, muralist graffiti artist, created a chalk picture on theme near CHUM Research Center on St-Denis Street in Montreal. The aim of the event is to raise awareness on underfunding of research on rare diseases, including hereditary ataxias.      

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    Funding the Development of a Mouse Model for the Research on Friedreich’s Ataxia

    We are currently considering a new form of funding for Professor Tremblay’s project. Our goal is to develop a mouse model for the research on Friedreich’s Ataxia. The research project will soon be published in the American crowdfundig site CONSANO. Ataxia Canada will contribute equally to the amount collected. Canadians wishing