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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

Two New Research Projects to Focus on Cell Death and Consequences in the Brain

The A-T Children’s Project is funding two new research grants that may provide insights regarding brain function in A-T. The Florida-based Wobbly Feet Foundation has agreed to co-fund part of each grant in an on-going partnership to accelerate A-T research….

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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

Examining the Benefits of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training

The A-T Children’s Project and the A-T Society in the United Kingdom have jointly awarded a grant to Emma Ross PhD, from the University of Brighton in England, entitled “Inspiratory muscle training in patients with Ataxia-Telangiectasia.” Lung disease is a…

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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

Johns Hopkins Hospital: Ground-breaking Paper Helps Doctors Manage Lung Problems in A-T

Lung problems cause sickness and death in many patients with ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T). However, a lack of information from following A-T patients’ lung disease over time has limited doctors’ knowledge of these critical problems. With the goal of providing expert advice…

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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

Progress Report: MD Anderson Cancer Center Investigator Uncovers New Roles for the A-T Protein in Blood and Brain Cells

Since the late 1990s, Paul K.Y. Wong, PhD, from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been exploring what goes wrong in blood and brain cells when the A-T protein is missing. Although A-T is not the primary…

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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

NIH Spearheads “NEXT” for Pediatric Neurological Trials

Over the last few years, the Children’s Neurobiological Solutions (CNS) Foundation and the A-T Children’s Project (A-TCP) began to realize that a critical gap existed in the path to bringing potential therapies to the clinic for children with neurological di…

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Apr 17 @ 3:01 am

Meet the Johnsons

2011: It was Thanksgiving two years ago when Addison Johnson thought she was suffering from heartburn. It was soon apparent she was in fact going into labor with triplets. Local hospital officials felt it best that she go to a…

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