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National Ataxia Foundation


Month: February 2021

Katie Norton-Bower

Katie Norton

Recently, a bright young lady reached out to NAF’s Research Services Director, Sue Hagen, to ask for help with her school project. She wanted to bring awareness to Ataxia and teach her classmates about the disease. Sue was happy to help. We were so impressed with her project that we asked if she would share it Read More…

Coronavirus Precautions for Ataxia Patients

Last updated: February 2021 The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting communities worldwide. The health and safety of the Ataxia community is a priority at NAF. We have consulted with our Medical and Research Advisory Board, infectious disease specialists, the World Health Organization, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn about the best Read More…

Jean Gossip

You can call me Jean Gossip. I am 76 and was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. We moved, as a family (3 children), to Australia in 1991 when my husband took up the Chair of French at the University of New England, here in Armidale, NSW. I have an honours degree in French language and literature Read More…

NAF Joins Efforts with American Brain Coalition

National Ataxia Foundation

NAF joined efforts spearheaded by the American Brain Coalition (ABC) to create a Neuroscience Center of Excellence at the FDA. We signed on to ABC’s letters to Congress. One letter asks Congresswoman DeGette and Congressman Upton to include the Neuroscience Center of Excellence in their Cures 2.0 legislation. The other letter urges Congressional Neuroscience Caucus co-chairs Congressman Blumenauer and Congresswoman McMorris Read More…

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