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Scientists develop a new approach to assessing Ataxia at home

Written by Ziyang Zhao Edited by Dr. Hayley McLoughlin A newly developed smartphone application will allow patients to assess ataxia at home. There’s an interesting problem in science that’s often overshadowed in the scientific community. It’s not as flashy or as newsworthy as most scientific headlines, like the eradication of Read More…

Spotlight: The Movement Analysis and Robotics Laboratory (MARlab)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Maurizio Petrarca Location: Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy Year Founded: 2000 What disease areas do you research? Friedreich’s ataxia Early-onset ataxia Non-Progressive Cerebellar Ataxia Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Cerebral Palsy Adrenoleukodystrophy What models and techniques do you use? Wearable Technologies Movement analysis Read More…

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