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National Ataxia Foundation


Month: March 2021

New Ataxia Consortium Created to Accelerate the Development of Treatments for Ataxia

National Ataxia Foundation

NAF, along with Ataxia Global Initiative, and Ataxia UK, recently partnered with Critical Path Institute (C-Path) for the launch of their Critical Path to Therapeutics for the Ataxias (CPTA) Consortium. CPTA is a public-private partnership focused on accelerating the development of treatments for inherited Ataxias. The work of the Consortium will focus on improving understanding of Read More…

NAF Welcomes Four New Board Members

Above: February 2021 Board of Directors Zoom Meeting NAF recently had a few changes to our Board of Directors. Joe DeCrescenzo, Mike Leader, and Bill Sweeney will be retiring after many years of dedicated service. We thank them for their time, commitment, and passion for the Ataxia community! We are pleased to announce that NAF’s Read More…

Martha Harlem

My journey with Ataxia has been a life full of ups and downs. Ataxia has defined most of my life since it was first diagnosed in 1988. I was 38 years old and I am now 69. My mobility, balance, speech , swallowing and motor skills have been adversely affected by this hereditary disorder that Read More…

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