*NEW* Ataxia treatment pipeline launched! It is a visual look at drug development progress. LEARN MORE!

National Ataxia Foundation

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Month: September 2021

Clinical Trial Phases

National Ataxia Foundation

Let’s chat about Clinical Trial Readiness with a focus on Ataxia. Clinical trials ensure that treatments are safe and effective before they gain approval for widespread use in humans. Clinical trials test new treatments and therapies including: new drugs, different use for an already approved drug, medical devices, new treatment/therapy combinations, and so much more. Read More…


Mary M.

Most of my career I lived in Texas and worked as a secretary.  After I retired, I moved to Maryland to be closer to relatives.  I’m so grateful that I didn’t have ataxia when I was working.  Here’s my story.  In 2009, I began having trouble swallowing.  Sometimes food would slide down my throat when I Read More…


NAF Begins Search for Chief Scientific Officer

National Ataxia Foundation

We’re excited to announce the launch of a search for NAF’s first Chief Scientific Officer. This exciting role is new for NAF and will be instrumental in shaping our research funding strategy and deepening our rapidly expanding partnerships in the pharmaceutical space. The Ataxia community is at a pivotal moment in our search for effective Read More…


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