Care4Rare Year 2 Summary

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Care4Rare is a research project to identify therapeutic leads for rare diseases such as ARSACS. The Foundation is financing the ARSACS portion under the leadership of Dr. Kym Boycott and Dr. Alex MacKenzie from the Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Year 2 Summary

Great opportunity to do research on ARSACS

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The Foundation is looking for researchers in Canada or USA to conduct research on ARSACS. If you are interested in the subject and you would like a new challenge, please contact the Foundation for more information by email at ataxia@arsacs.com

Compétition E-Rare-3 2016

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La Fondation est à la recherche de chercheurs/partenaires intéressés à participer à la compétition E-Rare-3 2016. La date limite pour la pré-inscription des soumissions est le 2016-02-01. Pour plus d’information, consultez E-Rare-3 Call for Proposals.

The Foundation to finance one more research project

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Dr Francesca Maltecca’s research project “Investigating the Link Between Impaired Mitochondrial Trafficking and Calcium Dysregulation in SACS/Purkinje Neurons” will be receiving funding from the Foundation. Dr Maltecca is from the Universita Vita-Salute(Milan,Italy).

Dr. Kalle Gehring's article published in PLOS Journal

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Dr. Kalle Gehring’s Article “High-Throughput Screening for Ligands of the HEPN Domain of Sacsin” published in the PLOS (Public Library of Science) in the September edition. Dr. Kalle Gehring is a member of the ARSACS research team. PLOS is a non-profit publisher and advocacy organisation funded to accelerate progress in science and medicine.

Invitation to the "Dîner des Producteurs"

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Invitation to the 9th edition of “Le Dîner des Producteurs”. The annual major fundraising event will be held this year on Thursday December 3,2015. Reserve your table now by completing the following form Reservation.

ARSACS project "PREPARE" selected

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The ARSACS project entitled “PREPARE” and led by Dr. Matthis Synofzik (Germany) has been selected for funding as part of the international competition E-Rare-3 European Research Projects on Rare Diseases. A total of 234 projects were submitted last February and 19 were retained. The “PREPARE” project involves a consortium of ARSACS researchers from several countries (Canada, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy …

$1.4M allocated to eleven ARSACS research projects for 2015-2016

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The Foundation is pleased to announce that eleven research projects have been selected to share over $1.4M in research grants for its 2015-2016 research program. All applications received were evaluated by the Scientific Committee. The Foundation would like to thank all candidates who submitted a proposal.