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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.
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

SAFB1 may be a diagnostic marker for neurodegenerative diseases, shows study

SAFB1 may be a diagnostic marker for neurodegenerative diseases, shows study

Exercise has profound protective effect in mouse models of Friedreich's ataxia

Exercise has profound protective effect in mouse models of Friedreich's ataxia

Challenges of diagnosing Lyme disease in the absence of classic symptoms

Challenges of diagnosing Lyme disease in the absence of classic symptoms

Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Maine voters consider U-turn on vaccine exemptions

Maine voters consider U-turn on vaccine exemptions

How cannabis interacts with medications

How cannabis interacts with medications