Navigation Links
International patient alliance to fund Spanish Friedreich's ataxia gene-therapy project
Date:1/28/2014

ransporters, such as nanoparticles, that can carry drugs into the brain and thus overcome the blood-brain barrier. Patients with this ataxia inherit a mutated version of the frataxin gene, which causes neurodegeneration. The project seeks to rescue this defect in cells of the central nervous system.

Jennifer Farmer, executive director of FARA, explains "when you are working on a rare disease, critical resources, such as funding, are quite small so it is imperative that FARA and other global groups with an interest in supporting and advancing research in Friedreich's ataxia work together". "We can't afford to duplicate effort or compete." She goes on to add that "we are proud to give our support to the solid scientific project led by doctors Daz-Nido and Giralt to identify new therapies and at the same time to strike up an alliance with patients in Spain."


'/>"/>

Contact: Sònia Armengou
armengou@irbbarcelona.org
34-934-037-255
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Island Biology 2014: An International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation
2. FASEB announces 2014 Science Research Conference: 2nd International Conference on Retinoids
3. International experts swarm to London for bee health summit
4. International deal to screen potential cancer drugs using DNA barcodes
5. The International Society for Stem Cell Research announces its 2014 award recipients
6. Story of human regeneration wins international physics journalism prize
7. CROS NT Ltd Announces Acquisition of MDSL International Ltd.
8. EcoHealth Alliance and Bat Conservation International forge partnership to work on global bat conservation and public health issues
9. International team completes systematic, genomic study of cervical cancer
10. World e-waste map reveals national volumes, international flows
11. First International Bioenergy Conference brings together world-leading experts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
International patient alliance to fund Spanish Friedreich's ataxia gene-therapy project
(Date:9/16/2014)... Columbia Center for Children,s Environmental Health at the Mailman ... an association between childhood asthma and prenatal exposure to ... products. Results appear online in the journal Environmental ... exposed during pregnancy to higher levels of the chemicals, ... 72 percent and 78 percent increase in risk of ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 13, 2014. The fire is human-caused and ... acres in size and is mostly being fueled by ... Monday night due to higher humidity. Yesterday (8/15), ... to construct a fireline on the West and North sides ... the fire: , 7 20-person Crews, 4 Hot Shot Crews, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... diameter chunk of rock hit the Yukatan peninsula near the ... of 100 teratons of TNT. It left a crater more ... earthquakes and volcanism are widely accepted to have wiped out ... mammals. But what happened to the plants on which the ... the University of Arizona reveals that the meteorite impact that ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Phthalates heighten risk for childhood asthma 2Phthalates heighten risk for childhood asthma 3Meteorite that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom 2Meteorite that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom 3
... 19, 2013) Columbia University College of Physicians ... announced that the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize ... awarded to Carla Shatz, PhD, the Sapp Family ... Palo Alto, California. Dr. Shatz,s work has advanced ...
... Researchers at Plymouth University, UK, believe that findings from ... between the Early Jurassic era of 180 million years ... Through geology and palaeontology, they,ve shown how higher ... marine communities, and that while the Jurassic seas eventually ...
... elementary school students are expected to attend an INSECT EXPO ... PM on Monday, February 25 at the start of the ... Society of America (ESA), which will be held February 25-28 ... This free educational event will reinforce students, science ...
Cached Biology News:Pioneer in neural development honored with the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize 2Pioneer in neural development honored with the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize 3Pioneer in neural development honored with the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize 4Jurassic records warn of risk to marine life from global warming 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014 A ... accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) via interstitial brachytherapy ... with positive lymph nodes could be suitable to ... Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines place these patients in the ... at the 2014 ASTRO meeting, Beaumont Health System,s ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ... offer and sell shares of its Common Stock and ... underwritten public offerings.  The Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ... Stock, provided that conversion will be prohibited if, as ... own more than 4.99% of the Common Stock then ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J. ... Inc. (NASDAQ: OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic ... conditions, and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), ... the 2014 Exosomes & SingleCell Analysis Summit. ... of Exosome Sciences will give a presentation entitled: "Exosomes: ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014  MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and ... publication of another peer-reviewed clinical study.    ... Multi-center Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating the Use ... Allografts and Multi-layer Compression Therapy vs. Multi-layer Compression ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 2Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 3Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 4Oncothyreon Announces Proposed Public Offerings 2Aethlon Medical and Exosome Sciences To Present at the Exosomes & SingleCell Analysis Summit 2Aethlon Medical and Exosome Sciences To Present at the Exosomes & SingleCell Analysis Summit 3MiMedx Multi-Center Randomized, Controlled VLU Clinical Study Published In Peer-Reviewed Journal 2MiMedx Multi-Center Randomized, Controlled VLU Clinical Study Published In Peer-Reviewed Journal 3MiMedx Multi-Center Randomized, Controlled VLU Clinical Study Published In Peer-Reviewed Journal 4
... Madison, Wis. - MyWeather LLC has ... chief marketing officer. , ,Baird went to Carleton College ... former Wisconsin Governor Martin Schreiber. He has served as ... a major K-12 technology company; vice president of sales ...
... Doyle announced that the Department of Commerce's Technology ... seed capital to Wisconsin high-tech companies of fewer than ... GenTel BioSurfaces, Inc. , helping to finance their biochip ... a microscope slide that contain multiple testing factors for ...
... The old Institute of Paper Chemistry might have left ... can still feel the void. , ,Organizers of the ... filling that void Wednesday with the PTTC's grand opening in ... paper-producing state, rolling out more than 6.4 million tons of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Paper technology transfer center opens in Green Bay 2Paper technology transfer center opens in Green Bay 3
MDMA Mouse Monoclonal Antibody (Clone 3G8)...
Mouse anti-hepatitis delta virus Class: Antibody Product Group: Bacterial and Viral Antigen...
Mouse monoclonal [MN-8C4] to zona radiata ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Purified eggshell proteins (zona radiata proteins and small amounts of zona pellucida proteins) from ...
Goat polyclonal to PPP2R5D Immunogen: Peptide with sequence KRAEEFLTASQEAL, from C Terminus of the protein sequence according to NP_006236...
Biology Products: