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June 9, 2018
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Study reveals reversibility of Friedreich’s ataxia in mice

UCLA researchers are able to turn on and off the genetic defect that causes the disease Friedreich’s ataxia is an inherited disease that causes damage to the nervous system and a loss of coordination that typically progresses to muscle weakness. … Continue reading

April 15, 2012
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Scientists Find Possible Cause of Movement Defects in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An abnormally low level of a protein in certain nerve cells is linked to movement problems that characterize the deadly childhood disorder spinal muscular atrophy, new research in animals suggests. Spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, is caused … Continue reading