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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Groundbreaking Study Reports Significant Milestone for A-T Research

Timothy Yu, MD, PhD and his team at Boston Children’s Hospital just published a groundbreaking study in the prestigious science journal Nature, reporting a significant milestone for A-T research. The team analyzed the whole genome sequences of 235 individuals with…

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Testing a Treatment for A-T Patients with Dystonia

Researchers would like to test a new non-surgical, non-invasive way to stimulate specific regions of the brain using ultrasound waves to see if it can help people with A-T who have dystonia.

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Adrestia Therapeutics Partners with Patient Advocacy Groups to Further A-T Research

The A-T Children’s Project is excited to be part of this A-T research initiative. Please see the following press release from Adrestia Therapeutics:

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Giving Tuesday 2022

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Vaccine Recommendations for A-T Families

Dear A-T Families, We wanted to share with you some expert advice we have been given about the vaccinations that our families should receive. The flu season is coming, and now is the time to get the flu vaccine. Dr….

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Drug Repurposing Screen for A-T Reaches Important Milestone

Charles River Lab, a drug development services company collaborating with the A-T Children’s Project, has succeeded in developing a laboratory test or “assay” to rapidly evaluate thousands of approved drugs to learn if some of them can be repurposed for…

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Oncologist with A-T Expertise to Advise Local Cancer Doctors

Dr. Richa Sharma, an oncologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital who focuses on DNA repair disorders like A-T, has become available to consult with local doctors as they plan treatments for A-T patients who have developed cancer. Approximately 30%…

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Promising Study Finds Ways to Measure A-T

Dear Friends, We are excited to share the following update from Dr. Anoopum Gupta to the A-T families who have been participating in his project to find better ways to measure A-T. We are so grateful to him, to the…

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Help Accelerate A-T Research

As we head into 2022, research to find treatments for ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) is moving more swiftly than ever. Please help us maintain momentum by making a year-end donation. Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital are now treating a little girl with A-T using…

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Jun 12 @ 5:51 pm

Giving Tuesday 2021

Sent December 22, 2021 Dear Friends, Your donation helped push us over the top, maximizing the $65,000 #GivingTuesday match! It is truly amazing – that in a year filled with cancelled in-person events and struggles getting back to normal, A-T…

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