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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.
CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

JPND announces call for multinational research on understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions

JPND announces call for multinational research on understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions

Rutgers study links genetic disorders to walking patterns

Rutgers study links genetic disorders to walking patterns

SARS-CoV-2 may have consequences to host cells beyond evoking an immune response

SARS-CoV-2 may have consequences to host cells beyond evoking an immune response

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival

Protein implicated in tumor growth may protect against neurodegenerative diseases

Protein implicated in tumor growth may protect against neurodegenerative diseases

Mutated enzyme impairs communication between neurons and causes motor defects in SCA34 model

Mutated enzyme impairs communication between neurons and causes motor defects in SCA34 model

Optimizing the operation of MRI scanners to visualize finer details of the brain

Optimizing the operation of MRI scanners to visualize finer details of the brain

Scientists discover genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of new neurodevelopmental syndrome

Scientists discover genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of new neurodevelopmental syndrome

Researchers evaluate diagnostic criteria for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in Japanese children

Researchers evaluate diagnostic criteria for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in Japanese children

Researchers identify genetic cause of a rare neurological disorder

Researchers identify genetic cause of a rare neurological disorder

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

“Expansion Hunter” method can detect DNA errors that lead to repeat expansion diseases

“Expansion Hunter” method can detect DNA errors that lead to repeat expansion diseases

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

FDA authorizes marketing of new device for short-term treatment of gait deficit in MS patients

FDA authorizes marketing of new device for short-term treatment of gait deficit in MS patients

Study uncovers mechanism that causes genetic movement disorder

Study uncovers mechanism that causes genetic movement disorder

Study demonstrates intricate relationship between Prpf19 and Exoc7 in inherited ataxias

Study demonstrates intricate relationship between Prpf19 and Exoc7 in inherited ataxias

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Critical Path Institute and global partners establish Ataxia Consortium

Critical Path Institute and global partners establish Ataxia Consortium