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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.
NIH-funded analysis identifies three genes that contribute to most common form of glaucoma

NIH-funded analysis identifies three genes that contribute to most common form of glaucoma

Scientists discover molecular mechanism responsible for degeneration of Purkinje cells in SCA1

Scientists discover molecular mechanism responsible for degeneration of Purkinje cells in SCA1

Acute bulbar palsy variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome found

Acute bulbar palsy variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome found

Researchers identify biochemical factors that may predict Alzheimer's disease

Researchers identify biochemical factors that may predict Alzheimer's disease

Amgen’s Phase 2 data supports safety, efficacy of BLINCYTO in ALL patients with minimal residual disease

Amgen’s Phase 2 data supports safety, efficacy of BLINCYTO in ALL patients with minimal residual disease

UF Health investigators make new discovery about Huntington's disease

UF Health investigators make new discovery about Huntington's disease

MedUni Vienna researchers discover genetic cause of a rare disease

MedUni Vienna researchers discover genetic cause of a rare disease

Sanford Research scientists develop animal model to study neurodegenerative disease

Sanford Research scientists develop animal model to study neurodegenerative disease

Cardiac monitoring predicts survival in patients with Friedreich ataxia

Cardiac monitoring predicts survival in patients with Friedreich ataxia

Predicting better immunotherapy response, neurological outcomes in adults with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia

Predicting better immunotherapy response, neurological outcomes in adults with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia

Serologic status and autoimmune cerebellar ataxia type predict treatment response

Serologic status and autoimmune cerebellar ataxia type predict treatment response

Researchers identify protein that regulates neuron growth

Researchers identify protein that regulates neuron growth

Long-term disease progression in spinocerebellar ataxia quantified

Long-term disease progression in spinocerebellar ataxia quantified

Riluzole ‘a candidate treatment’ for cerebellar ataxia

Riluzole ‘a candidate treatment’ for cerebellar ataxia

USF, FARA to jointly host scientific symposium on Friedreich's ataxia

USF, FARA to jointly host scientific symposium on Friedreich's ataxia

Vtesse reports preliminary results from VTS-270 Phase 1 trial for treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

Vtesse reports preliminary results from VTS-270 Phase 1 trial for treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

Study focuses on regulation of neuronal plasticity

Study focuses on regulation of neuronal plasticity

New finding could help change pharmaceutical treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

New finding could help change pharmaceutical treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

New Internet tool may help analyze genes based on their evolutionary profile

New Internet tool may help analyze genes based on their evolutionary profile

Ruhr-Universität Bochum scientists develop mouse model to investigate SCA6

Ruhr-Universität Bochum scientists develop mouse model to investigate SCA6