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This research study is testing body-worn sensors to measure movement during simple tests of coordination, in order to evaluate the progression and severity of ataxia.
Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1
University of California-Los Angeles
University of Chicago
Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-17T18:20:52-0500
The purpose of this research study is to investigate how the brain and motor behavior changes both in individuals with spinocerebellar ataxia and healthy individuals, and to assess whether...
The purpose of this study is verify the safety and efficacy of Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells (UC-MSC) therapy for patients with Spinocerebellar Ataxia, and in addition, explo...
The purpose of this study is to examine the differences in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) and blood of patients with spinocerebellar ataxias and healthy volunteers. The goal of this project i...
ATRIL is a multi-centric, double-blind randomized, two-arm controlled study. 42 SpinoCerebellar Ataxia type 2 (SCA2) patients, both gender, at least 18 years of age will be included. ...
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of BHV-4157 versus placebo on ataxia symptoms in subjects with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA).
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 (SCA8) is a rare autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disease caused by CTA/CTG repeat expansion in the ATXN8/ATXN8OS gene.
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 10 (SCA10) is a hereditary neurodegenerative disorder caused by repeat expansions in the ATXN10 gene. Patients present with cerebellar ataxia frequently accompanied by seiz...
Spinocerebellar ataxia 2 (SCA2) is a genetic disease, mainly characterized by ataxia. A number of other neurological symptoms also have been described, such as Parkinsonism, cognitive dysfunction, aut...
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) is an autosomal dominant disorder that is caused by the abnormal amplification of cytosine-adenine-guanine (CAG) trinucleotide repeats in the ATXN3 gene. The main ...
The beneficial effect of thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) on action tremor has been reported in a few cases of spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA); however, several factors should be taken into account ...
A dominantly-inherited ATAXIA first described in people of Azorean and Portuguese descent, and subsequently identified in Brazil, Japan, China, and Australia. This disorder is classified as one of the SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIAS (Type 3) and has been associated with a mutation of the MJD1 gene on chromosome 14. Clinical features include progressive ataxia, DYSARTHRIA, postural instability, nystagmus, eyelid retraction, and facial FASCICULATIONS. DYSTONIA is prominent in younger patients (referred to as Type I Machado-Joseph Disease). Type II features ataxia and ocular signs; Type III features MUSCULAR ATROPHY and a sensorimotor neuropathy; and Type IV features extrapyramidal signs combined with a sensorimotor neuropathy. (From Clin Neurosci 1995;3(1):17-22; Ann Neurol 1998 Mar;43(3):288-96)
Genetically heterogeneous and sometimes syndromic (e.g., BARDET BIEDL SYNDROME; and SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA TYPE 7) retinopathies with initial RETINAL CONE involvement. They are characterized by decreased VISUAL ACUITY; COLOR VISION DEFECTS; progressive loss of peripheral vision and night blindness.
An ataxin that is associated with the survival of cerebellar neurons. Expansion of the ATTCT pentanucleotide in the ATXN10 coding region is associated with SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA 10.
A chromatin-binding factor that represses Notch signaling and associates with RNA. Expansion of the polyglutamine tract by expanded CAG repeats in the ATXN1 gene coding region is associated with SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA 1.
A component of the STAGA transcription coactivator-HAT complex that functions in Cone Rod Homeobox Protein (CRX)-dependent gene activation. It also stabilizes MICROTUBULES. CAG repeat expansion in the ATXN-7 coding region is associated with the development of SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA 7.