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ARSACS Symposium on November 10 and 11, 2016

The 4 th  International ARSACS Symposium will be held at the  Neuro in Montreal on  November 10 and 11, 2016 under the  theme ” Mitochondrial and cytoskeletal dysfunctions in ARSACS and other neurodegenerative diseases”. Details to come.


$356.15 to support ARSACS research

“Cakes and Pastries”  fundraising event held in May at the Duvernay Branch of RBC in Laval raised $ 356.15  for the Foundation.  Thanks to Karo Gagné and her team and to the donators .


Reserve your table! Thursday December 1st 2016

The annual fundraising dinner for the Foundation of Ataxia Charlevoix- Saguenay will be on Thursday December 1st 2016. You can download a reservation form for tables here.

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Dr. Paul Chapple

Dr. Paul Chapple's research project – progress report

“Modelling ARSACS using induced pluripotent stem cell derived neurons with isogenic controls”– Progress report of Dr. Chapple’s research project funded by the Foundation.

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Dr. Thomas Schwarz's research project – progress report

“Characterizing and Ameliorating Axonal Transport Defects in ARSACS Mice” – Progress report of Dr. Schwarz’s research project funded by the Foundation for 2015-2016.

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Dr. Mohan Babu's research project – progress report

“Elucidating Sacsin Function through Genetic Interaction Maps” – Progress report of Dr. Babu’s research project, funded by the Foundation for 2015-2016.

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