Welcome to the National Ataxia Foundation


New: Ataxia Research Studies
Awarded Funding for FY 2015

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is pleased to announce that 23 promising ataxia research studies from the United States, Belgium, Mexico, United Kingdom, Portugal, and Germany were awarded funding at the December 2014 NAF Board of Directors meeting for fiscal year 2015. With the funding of these 23 research studies and the previous research studies funded earlier in 2014, nearly one million dollars was committed for ataxia research.

The funding for these important ataxia research projects have been made possible through the generosity of NAF donors and partners. NAF is truly grateful to all who contributed to the 2014 NAF Annual Ataxia Research Drive, the $200,000 matching research grant from an anonymous donor, our corporate and foundation friends, the Michael and Patricia Clementz Family Endowment Fund for SCA 3 Research, NAF chapters and support groups, individual and group donations, individuals and families who conducted fund raising events, NAF Walk n’ Rolls for Ataxia events, the Bob Allison Ataxia Research Center (BAARC) and our anonymous donor.

The National Ataxia Foundation gratefully acknowledges all who supported these important ataxia research studies. It is through your generosity that enables NAF to continue to fund world-wide cutting-edge ataxia research studies that helps bring us closer to ending ataxia. Thank you!

Click here for the titles and lay summaries of these important ataxia studies


2015 NAF Annual Membership Meeting

“Soaring Mile High for a Cure”

March 6-8, 2015

**** Registration is OPEN ****

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) Board of Directors and the National Ataxia Foundation North Central United States Ataxia Leadership would like to welcome you to the 58th Annual Membership Meeting (AMM). Please join us at the Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel to learn, share, network, have fun, and enjoy the sites.

The deadline for early registration is February 6th, 2015. To receive the lowest registration rates, you must register by February 6th. Registration at the door is not recommended. You may register through the NAF website or by mail or phone.

Please review the 2015 Annual Membership Meeting Schedule prior to registering so you are aware of the program changes and additions for this meeting. Due to unforeseen circumstances the meeting schedule may change. For that reason we encourage you to plan to attend the entire meeting to ensure that you will not miss a presentation. See you in Denver!