HSP Research Foundation

Welcome to the HSP Research Foundation – created in 2005 to find an effective treatment for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) – a progressive, inherited, degenerative disease affecting mainly the legs, causing spasticity, muscle weakness and severely impairing walking.

The HSP Research Foundation is an incorporated, registered Australian charity that facilitates and funds research to find an effective treatment. The Foundation is also the community hub for people with HSP in Australia, creating awareness and providing information, education and support. Read more »

Summer Edition 2021

Autumn edition to be published early March 2022

Research highlights »

New HSP genotypes and phenotypes

Research from South Korea, Finland, China, Spain, Turkey, Bahrain, Japan, Spain, Germany, Poland, Australia, Singapore, France, Taiwan, UK, Italy, India

Living with HSPmanagement & treatment news »

Foundation News »

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Community members »

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