A-T FAMILIES PROVIDING DATA TO RESEARCHERS

A year has passed since the launch of the Global A-T Family Data Platform, an effort overseen by A-T families to enable researchers and clinicians to mine large data sets and gain new insights about ataxia-telangiectasia. So far, A-T families from 19 countries have contributed health information about their children who have A-T. The platform’s … Read More

FAMILIES OF ATAXIA-TELANGIECTASIA PATIENTS WORLDWIDE LAUNCH NEW DATA PLATFORM TO EMPOWER RESEARCHERS

Families will contribute their data using on-line family questionnaires, whole-genome sequencing and other approaches, serving as a model for other diseases Families around the world who have children affected by ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) today announced the launch of the Global A-T Family Data Platform, through which health, genomic and potentially other types of data about their … Read More

ATW2015 INCLUDES SESSIONS ON NEUROGENERATION AND NON-TRADITIONAL ROLES OF THE A-T PROTEIN

Scientists and clinicians from around the world traveled to Beijing, China in October to share information at the 2015 A-T Workshop, a meeting co-sponsored by the A-T Children’s Project and held at the Capital Normal University. Beyond primarily discussing DNA repair roles of the ATM protein as in the past, this year’s meeting included sessions … Read More

RECURSION PHARMACEUTICALS ANNOUNCES FUNDING SUPPORT FOR ATAXIA-TELANGIECTASIA

Press Release from Recursion Pharmaceuticals Salt Lake City – Recursion Pharmaceuticals, an emerging biotech company today announced receipt of a research award from the A-T Children’s Project, which seeks to support research for the disease ataxia-telangiectasia. Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare genetic disease that attacks children, causing progressive loss of muscle control, immune system problems, … Read More

UNRAVELLING NERVE-CELL DEATH IN RARE CHILDREN’S DISEASE

From the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Press Release: Researchers discover mutations in a protein that plays a role in the body’s DNA repair system—similar to what’s observed in the rare children’s disease ataxia-telangiectasia. The discovery provides an approach to identifying therapies that will resuscitate the broken DNA repair mechanism. Newswise — LA JOLLA, Calif., March … Read More