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All About FXTAS

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

CENTRAL TIME ZONE

During this webinar, an expert will join us to take a look at the causes and symptoms of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) , the typical diagnostic journey for those affected, what to expect for clinical care, and an overview of current research into the disease.

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Speaker Information 

Deborah Hall, MD, PhD
RUSH University Medical Center

Deborah Hall, MD, PhD, is an adult neurologist and movement disorder specialist at RUSH University Medical Center. She received her MD from Indiana University and her PhD from University of Colorado, where she also completed a residency and fellowship. She has training in genetics, epidemiology and human subjects research. She conducts research in the field of ataxia, specifically fragile X-associated disorders, by investigating epidemiology, clinical features of movement and balance, and interventions.

Dr. Hall has been National Institutes of Health funded for the last ten years as a primary investigator and she received the RUSH University Faculty Award for Research in 2014. She is the chair of the RUSH Institutional Review Board, which reviews research studies at RUSH. She has a busy clinical practice focused on movement disorders within the Department of Neurological Sciences at RUSH. She is the director of the FXTAS Clinic at RUSH and the Movement Disorder DNA Repository within the Section of Movement Disorders at RUSH. In addition, she is clinical director of the neuroscience block for the first-year medical students at RUSH University.

Other Webinars 

NAF hosts educational webinars about Ataxia presented by industry experts. Learn about important topics related to living with Ataxia. Webinars are complimentary for NAF members, with new sessions offered each month. Join NAF to receive invitations to upcoming Ataxia webinars. Visit www.ataxia.org/webinars to explore past webinars on a variety of topics.

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Date:
July 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mIbE8bQlSqmGAYFcF46c_Q

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Zoom Webinar