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National Ataxia Foundation


Month: May 2021

Paul Vandergriff

I was in high school when I saw Pride of the Yankees the story of Lou Gehrig. In this 1942 movie Gary Cooper played Lou Gehrig who played in 2130 consecutive games. Gherig, who had ALS, died a year before the films release. In the movie as Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) says words something like this Read More…

2021 Summer Match Challenge Kicks Off in June

Summer Match

We are excited to announce the return of the Summer Match Challenge! This event is always one of the most celebrated and popular fundraising activities of the year. The Michael and Patricia Clementz-Peterson Family Fund has again committed to matching all funds contributed up to $100,000! Their generosity and commitment to the Ataxia community is Read More…

The Value of Attending AIM

Sokol V. Todi, PhD

Guest Author: Sokol Todi, PhD; Wayne State University I have been attending the Ataxia Investigators Meeting for nearly a decade. I was a junior faculty at the time of my first participation. I had worked in the Ataxia field for a few years and was looking for a scientific family of which to be a Read More…

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