Several researchers from different countries participated in the 4th Symposium on ARSACS held on November 10 & 11, 2016 at the Neuro in Montreal. This conference provided an opportunity for researchers to share their knowledge and to discuss the progress of their respective research.
A representative from the University of North Carolina attended the Symposium given the current discussions with the university for a potential agreement to do ARSACS research in 2017.
Two independent experts from the world of pharma and the University of Oxford were present as observers on behalf of the Foundation. These experts will provide a report to the Foundation to target the most promising research projects and to advise on next steps for preclinical and clinical trials.