HSP Research Foundation

Welcome to the HSP Research Foundation – created in 2005 to find an effective treatment for the Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSPs) – a group of progressive, inherited, degenerative diseases 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 effective treatments and cures. The Foundation is also the community hub for people with HSP in Australia, creating awareness and providing information, education and support. Read more »

Autumn Edition 2023

Winter edition to be published early June 2023

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