Giving Tuesday 2020

It’s #GivingTuesday! We are so grateful that an anonymous donor has agreed again this year to match the first $50,000 in donations from now through Friday, December 4th! The pandemic has made 2020 horribly difficult for everyone, including our wonderful volunteers who have been unable to run many of the fundraising events we normally rely … Read More

Flu Season is Coming

Dear A-T Families, The flu season is coming, and October is the time to get the flu vaccine. Dr. Howard Lederman, Director of the A-T Clinical Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland recommends that all people with A-T receive the killed (injected) influenza (flu) vaccine every fall. Household members should also be vaccinated … Read More

Virtual 5K Race Series

Hello A-T CureTeam! Can you believe it has been two months since our last virtual 5k? It was so inspiring to have over 500 participants join together to move A-T research forward during this unprecedented time. Since then, we have been hard at work preparing for our next virtual adventure . . . a virtual … Read More

COVID-19 and Ataxia-Telangiectasia: Part 3

A-T Parents, As promised, we are hosting another discussion about COVID-19 as the school year will be starting soon. The A-T Children’s Project is planning a special webinar that I will be moderating: COVID-19 and Ataxia-Telangiectasia: Part 3 – a conversation with: Howard Lederman, MD, PhD – Pediatric Immunologist and Director of the A-T Clinical Center at Johns Hopkins … Read More

COVID-19 and Ataxia-Telangiectasia: Part 2

A-T Parents, It’s time for another discussion about COVID-19 as communities reopen and parents consider how and when their families can safely return to work and school. The A-T Children’s Project has planned a special webinar that I will be moderating: COVID-19 and Ataxia-Telangiectasia: Part 2 – a conversation with: Howard Lederman, MD, PhD – … Read More

A Biomarker to Track Brain Cell Death in A-T Kids

Hi everyone, I hope you and your families are continuing to stay safe during the pandemic. Over the past year, you’ve heard me talk a lot about testing an approach called antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) gene therapy in a little girl with   A-T. She has continued to receive regular injections, and we’re grateful that we haven’t … Read More

COVID-19 and Ataxia-Telangiectasia Webinar

A-T Parents, While we are not aware of anyone with A-T in the world who has contracted COVID-19, the situation in our communities definitely impacts A-T families as they stay home to keep safe. To help families navigate this new normal, the A-T Children’s Project hosted a special webinar on Tuesday April 28th: COVID-19 and … Read More

We need your 26!

The United Kingdom has come up with a “BRILLIANT” idea for something charities can do in the midst of this terrible COVID-19 environment to ensure that fund raising for important causes continues. And a wonderful organization based in England, Action for A-T, has encouraged our global community of A-T families, volunteers, donors and friends to … Read More

Homeschooling Support Webinar

A-T Parents, Hope you and yours are keeping safe and well! With schools across the United States and Canada closed, A-T parents are stepping up to manage homeschooling their kids.To help parents navigate this new normal, the A-T Children’s Project hosted a special webinar on Saturday, April 18th. Over 50 families tuned in as A-T … Read More