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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.
Novel biomarker links tumor progression to genome instability

Novel biomarker links tumor progression to genome instability

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

The Opal: Pushing the Boundaries of Parkinson’s Disease Research

The Opal: Pushing the Boundaries of Parkinson’s Disease Research

UI study leads to better understanding of signaling capacity between neurons

UI study leads to better understanding of signaling capacity between neurons

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

University of Alicante study: Antiparasitic Ivermectin six times more toxic than Moxidectin

University of Alicante study: Antiparasitic Ivermectin six times more toxic than Moxidectin

Study identifies two types of internal models for precise motor control

Study identifies two types of internal models for precise motor control

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help treat symptoms of neurodegenerative ataxias

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help treat symptoms of neurodegenerative ataxias

Mutations of IRF2BPL gene associated with previously undiagnosed neurological disorder

Mutations of IRF2BPL gene associated with previously undiagnosed neurological disorder

Researchers find ATM protein that can trigger production of antioxidants

Researchers find ATM protein that can trigger production of antioxidants

Researchers employ nucleotide-based gene silencing to mitigate common ataxia

Researchers employ nucleotide-based gene silencing to mitigate common ataxia

Researchers devise neuronal cookbook for turning skin cells into different types of neurons

Researchers devise neuronal cookbook for turning skin cells into different types of neurons

Researchers uncover new details on how the cerebellum predicts and learns from mistakes

Researchers uncover new details on how the cerebellum predicts and learns from mistakes

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

Researchers uncover cause of rare childhood neurodegenerative disease

Researchers uncover cause of rare childhood neurodegenerative disease

UNC gene therapy scientists uncover viral barcode to penetrate blood-brain barrier

UNC gene therapy scientists uncover viral barcode to penetrate blood-brain barrier

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Scientists uncover proteins in the brain responsible for movement

Scientists uncover proteins in the brain responsible for movement