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Potential treatment for Friedreich’s Ataxia identified – Science Daily

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified synthetic RNA and DNA that reverses the protein deficiency causing Friedreich’s ataxia, a neurological disease…

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Pittsboro woman with degenerative condition trying to camp across the country with husband – WNCN

PITTSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — When people say the words “for better or worse”…

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Disabled man slipped out of his wheelchair and suffocated after his carer didn’t show up at his house – Daily Mail

The heartbroken family of a disabled man has spoken out after he fell out of his wheelchair and suffocated when his carer failed…

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Avalanche Biotechnologies and Annapurna Therapeutics Announce Proposed Merger – Nasdaq

… consist of Avalanche’s existing ophthalmic programs and four new gene therapy based programs, which are focused on Alpha1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency, cardiomyopathy associated…

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Discovery of a gene associated with a set of poorly understood rare diseases – Biology News Net (press release) (registration)

In this regard, IRB Barcelona is currently conducting about 20 studies in rare diseases, among them Lafora disease, Kennedy syndrome, diverse type of…

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Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization Announces Keynotes for 2016 iBIO IndEx – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Christophe Weber, President and CEO of Takeda and Kyle Bryant, Founder and Director of Ride Ataxia, Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance, will address approximately…

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Avalanche Biotechnologies (AAVL) and Annapurna Therapeutics Announce Merger – StreetInsider.com

… consist of Avalanche’s existing ophthalmic programs and four new gene therapy based programs, which are focused on Alpha1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency, cardiomyopathy associated…

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Airdrie girls with Friedreich’s ataxia get home from anonymous donor – CBC.ca

Earlier this year, Shanna Leavitt learned both her daughters Kadence, 11, and Addison, 9, have Friedreich’s ataxia — a rare genetic neurological disease…

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Collinsville man with Friedreich’s ataxia outliving early-death predictions – Tulsa World

Kevin Ridgell talks with his parents, Ann and Bob, at his Collinsville home. “It’s my hope that I can give encouragement and inspiration…

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Disabled entrepreneur who fought for life in hospital launches awards for unsung Doncaster heroes – Doncaster Today

Wheelchair user Shane Bratby, who suffers from Friedreich’s ataxia which damages the nervous system, caught pneumonia while waiting in the rain for a…

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Doncaster’s unsung heroes recognised at glittering awards ceremony – Doncaster Today

Unsung heroes took their place in the limelight at a special awards evening to celebrate those who go the extra mile in their…

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Finches provide clues for Huntington’s disease – Medical News Today

Speech disorders resulting from Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and other diseases are difficult to research, due to the lack of a non-human model for speech….

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Gordon Gray fundraises for Batten disease to find cure for daughters Gwenyth and Charlotte – Daily Mail

A Hollywood producer’s desperate bid to save his two young daughters from a rare brain disease has taken over Facebook and Twitter as…

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Kayaking for a cure: two men battle gale force winds to raise funds for rare disease research – ABC Online

Mr Skelton’s wife suffers from Friedreich’s ataxia, a hereditary and incurable disease affecting the central nervous system and heart. “My wife has trouble…

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