Drs Wolter & Chapple’s ARSACS research published

Drs Justin Wolter and Paul Chapple’ s ARSACS research “Multi-omic profiling reveals the ataxia protein sacsinis required for integrin trafficking and synaptic organization” has been published in the Cell Reports on November 1, 2022. Furthermore, the...

$940,000 for ARSACS research in 2022-2023!

As part of its mission, the Foundation is financing 15 teams of researchers in Quebec/Canada and internationally for a total amount of $940,000 for 2022-2023. 10 promissing projects whose objective is to discover a treatment for ARSACS. Project description.

“Charting the neurodevelopmental stage of ARSACS (NeurodevARSACS):  A cross-species longitudinal characterization of the early molecular changes in the brain, CSF and blood” – Drs. Justin Wolter, Matthis Synofzik & David Mengel

  It is well established in neurodegenerative diseases that early therapeutic intervention – ideally before neurodegenerative cascades begin to breakdown neuronal function – is key to the success of disease-modifying therapies. Yet we do not understand the...

Thank you !

Thank you for participating in the PROSPAX surveys! There was a good response and your input will be used to develop an assessment tool to measure changes in a person living with ARSACS over time. Survey results.

PROSPAX and TREAT-ARCA Meeting in July 2022

In July 2022, the PROSPAX and TREAT-ARCA consortia held a joint annual meeting in Berlin, Germany, including researchers, clinicians, and representatives from Euro-ataxia and the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation. A fantastic opportunity for researchers around the...

Dr. Babu’s ARSACS article published

Dr. Mohan Babu’s article was published by Elsevier in September 2022. Dr. Babu is part of the ARSACS research team and has received funding from the Foundation for this project. Elsevier is an academic publishing company specializing in scientific, technical,...

ARSACS around the word

30 countries are represented in the ARSACS International Patient Registry. Map of registrants. To all of you who are registered, thank you for your participation and for helping the research. The registry is an essential tool for advancing research and for clinical...

Dr. Houry’s research report

“Structural Determination and Super Resolution Imaging of Sacsin” research report under the leadership of Dr. Houry from the University of Toronto and funded by the Foundation in 2021-2022.