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Ataxia is a neurological sign and symptom that consists of gross lack of coordination of muscle movements. Ataxia is a non-specific clinical manifestation implying disfunction of the parts of the nervous system that coordinate movement, such as the cerebellum.
Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms behind short-term neuronal plasticity

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms behind short-term neuronal plasticity

Targeting RNA repeats

Targeting RNA repeats

Loss of Golgi function may contribute to pathology of neurodegenerative diseases

Loss of Golgi function may contribute to pathology of neurodegenerative diseases

Tufts scientists discover reason for incidence of genetic error that causes many disorders

Tufts scientists discover reason for incidence of genetic error that causes many disorders

UAB case study details patient experiencing hemorrhagic stroke after consumption of energy drink

UAB case study details patient experiencing hemorrhagic stroke after consumption of energy drink

Rice University scientists uncover new clues to cause of Huntington's disease

Rice University scientists uncover new clues to cause of Huntington's disease

Scientists use latest sequencing technology to review genetic makeup of ataxias syndrome

Scientists use latest sequencing technology to review genetic makeup of ataxias syndrome

NAC improves effectiveness of adoptive cell therapy for treating melanoma

NAC improves effectiveness of adoptive cell therapy for treating melanoma

Substance NAD+ can extend life and postpone onset of aging processes

Substance NAD+ can extend life and postpone onset of aging processes

NIH researchers design new set of assays for initial screening of patients with Fragile X syndrome

NIH researchers design new set of assays for initial screening of patients with Fragile X syndrome

New wonder compound offers strong protection against harmful effects of UVA rays

New wonder compound offers strong protection against harmful effects of UVA rays

FDA approves new ExAblate Neuro to treat patients with essential tremor

FDA approves new ExAblate Neuro to treat patients with essential tremor

TSRI scientists develop first drug candidate that neutralizes disease-causing RNA repeats

TSRI scientists develop first drug candidate that neutralizes disease-causing RNA repeats

Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Intestinal bacteria can be used to reduce cancer risk, reveals UCLA study

Intestinal bacteria can be used to reduce cancer risk, reveals UCLA study

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Researchers identify new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers identify new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia