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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.
£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

COVID-19 infection may also affect the central nervous system, cause neurological disorders

COVID-19 infection may also affect the central nervous system, cause neurological disorders

Chemotherapy combined with blinatumomab increases survival for patients with Ph-negative B-ALL

Chemotherapy combined with blinatumomab increases survival for patients with Ph-negative B-ALL

D614/G614 variants of SARS-CoV-2 affect neuronal transmission; G614 better at membrane fusion

D614/G614 variants of SARS-CoV-2 affect neuronal transmission; G614 better at membrane fusion

UB researchers uncover new functions in ataxin 3 gene that causes Machado-Joseph disease

UB researchers uncover new functions in ataxin 3 gene that causes Machado-Joseph disease

New strategy shows promises for treating RNA-repeat expansion disorders

New strategy shows promises for treating RNA-repeat expansion disorders

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Mayo clinic researchers develop a potential test for Machado-Joseph disease

Mayo clinic researchers develop a potential test for Machado-Joseph disease

Many hospitalized COVID-19 patients exhibit neurological symptoms, study finds

Many hospitalized COVID-19 patients exhibit neurological symptoms, study finds

Chaperone-mediated autophagy could be a new therapeutic target for spinocerebellar ataxia

Chaperone-mediated autophagy could be a new therapeutic target for spinocerebellar ataxia

Gene therapy used to overcome the cardiac effects of Freidreich’s ataxia

Gene therapy used to overcome the cardiac effects of Freidreich’s ataxia

Using AI and fractal dimension to accurately monitor ataxia

Using AI and fractal dimension to accurately monitor ataxia

Study: Pleotropic drugs can have both favorable and unfavorable effects on cell growth, survival

Study: Pleotropic drugs can have both favorable and unfavorable effects on cell growth, survival

CZI announces $4.5 million to advance novel approaches in neurodegeneration field

CZI announces $4.5 million to advance novel approaches in neurodegeneration field

Study investigates onset of spinocerebellar ataxia associated with loss of motor coordination

Study investigates onset of spinocerebellar ataxia associated with loss of motor coordination

New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

Research reveals potential early indicator of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome

Research reveals potential early indicator of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome

Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics by Exploiting Structure in Spherical Nucleic Acids

Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics by Exploiting Structure in Spherical Nucleic Acids

Novel brain pathology could improve diagnosis, treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Novel brain pathology could improve diagnosis, treatment of neurodegenerative diseases