Tag Archives: ataxia

Reversibility of FXTAS

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome or FXTAS is a relatively unknown neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive development of tremor, ataxia, parkinsonism, and psychiatric problems. The cause of the disease is a so-called premutation in the FMR1  gene, located

Using stem cells to battle brain diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases are conditions resulting from the malfunction and death of brain cells, known as “neurons”. As people are living longer, neurodegenerative diseases affect an increasing number of people and pose a major social and economic burden