Research Highlights

Delving further into SPG4 mutations

Posted - June 2011 in Research Highlights

Spastin oversupply linked to late onset HSP

SPG6 HSP study

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Complicated HSP case identified

Links between SPG11 and SPG15 explored

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Common protein complex may be involved

Nerve cell repair – new findings

Posted - March 2011 in Research Highlights

Axons, dendrites, neurons and microtubules

Where nerves and muscles meet

Posted - in Research Highlights

Important finding for neuromuscular diseases

Disruption of growth factor signaling studied

Posted - in Research Highlights

Holds potential for new therapeutic strategies

SPG5 HSP has a 5% frequency

Posted - in Research Highlights

causes both pure and complicated forms

SPG6 HSP – both pure and complicated forms

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Link to epilepsy in rare cases

New technology to help find drugs

Posted - November 2010 in Research Highlights

Neuron regrowth can be tracked

Large HSP study in Spain

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370 tested for SPG4 & SPG3A

New way to assess and track HSP

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Imaging ‘white matter’ in the brain

Prevalence of main HSP genes tested

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Genetic screening of 120 HSPers

Understanding Atlastin mutations

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Zebrafish study sheds light

Description of SPG3A HSP

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Early onset but normally uncomplicated

Links found between SPG3A and SPG6

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Common pathway maintaining nerve function

Spastin & Katanin do different jobs

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Both important for healthy cells

Study of 150 Dutch with SPG4 HSP

Posted - July 2010 in Research Highlights

Huge diversity found

Large Russian study of SPG4 HSP

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Lower prevalence rate found

New HSP gene discovered

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Link between HSP and DNA repair

What cells are made of

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HSP and ‘shaping’ proteins