Research grant 2020

Since its inception, the Ataxia Canada Foundation has had the mission of supporting research to contribute to the development of therapies targeting both the causes and the effects of different forms of ataxia. The pursuit of this objective is still very much alive within the administration and the members of the Foundation. Research funded by...

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draw results – travel lottery

 Despite the situation of COVID-19, We still wanted to honor our commitment and did  a draw for the travel lottery and broadcast everything  via a FACEBOOK LIVE broadcast… Thank you for your participation! https://www.facebook.com/ataxie.canada/ I suggest you  ’follow’ ’and like’ our page! Congratulations to our winners for the prizes of...

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Gene editing of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells for Friedreich’s ataxia using CRISPR/Cas9 technology

  Gene editing of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells for Friedreich’s ataxia using CRISPR/Cas9 technology Dr. Celine Rocca 1, Ms. Shi Yanmeng 1, Mr. Jay Sharma 1, Dr. Prashant Mali 1, Dr. Stephanie Cherqui 1 University of California, San Diego Our goal is now to develop an autologous HSPC...

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New Collaborative Clinical Research Site on Friedreich’s Ataxia in Montreal

Friedreich Ataxia Collaborative Clinical Research Network and Natural History Research Project We want  to inform you that Dr. Antoine Duquette, a neurologist at the CHUM, and his research team will now be responsible for a site in Montreal that integrates the Collaborative Research Network in Friedreich Ataxia (CCRN in FA)...

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