On May 31st, 2 students at Selwyn House School will visit each elementary school class to tell a joke from their 375 Mtl-joke booklet. The booklet is to commemorate Montreal’s 375th anniversary and to raise funds for ARSACS. The minimum suggested contribution is $2. Get ready to roll on the floor laughing! To order the booklet, please contact Suzanne at firstname.lastname@example.org Jokes are in English.
Despite the cold and the rain, the ARSACS research team raised $2,500 on Saturday April 22 as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Run . Special thanks to Alanna Watt for organizing the team and to the participants and sponsors for making this event a success. Photos of the ARSACS team
Dr.Maltecca (Italy) has started a pilot drug treatment in the Scacs KO mouse. The results should be known in few months.
The Foundation offers annual research fellowships that will lead to a treatment for ARSACS. A $100,000 grant could be awarded for a period of one year with possibility for renewal for a second year. Researchers interested should apply at the latest by May 25, 2017. Application form
ARSACS researchers will be at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer at the University of Montreal (IRIC) on December 13, 2016 to analyze in greater details the first results of the drug screening therapeutic molecules carried out over the last months . Stay tuned.