Research Highlights

Rare SPG8 HSP described

Posted - June 2013 in Research Highlights

Only 7 families identified worldwide

Stem cell research report

Posted - February 2013 in Research Highlights

What has been achieved and where to from here

Nasal stem cells help unlock HSP secrets

Posted - in Research Highlights

Promising progress towards a cure

Lines between diseases blur

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Importance of mutation databases heightened

First HSP population study in Australia

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Data supports findings elsewhere

SPG 3A and cognitive impairment

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Decrease in glucose metabolism in the brain

Spastin’s role in axon regeneration

Posted - December 2012 in Research Highlights

No regrowth with mutated spastin

The Human Genome and how it works

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Review of 30 papers by 500 scientists

SPG4 HSP study makes new findings

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Wide ranging results

Fruit flies used to study Atlastin (SPG3A)

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Role in healthy cell biology defined

Large study of SPG7 HSP

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Many new findings emerge

Common factor in several forms of HSP

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Bone morphogenic protein’s role in neurons

Stem Cell Research Project

Posted - September 2012 in Research Highlights

Progress Report September 2012

Mice with HSP used in study

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Drugs reverse certain effects

SPG10 HSP and CMT type 2 strongly linked

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Same gene mutation may cause both

Nerve abnormalities in HSP

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Problems for some in the feet and legs

Nerve damage in SPG11 studied

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Both white and grey matter damage found

HSP-impaired cell functions studied

Posted - June 2012 in Research Highlights

Importance of Reticulon protein demonstrated

SPG31/REEP1 study of cell function

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Abnormal mitochondrial organization and function

Spastin (SPG4) regulatory mechanisms studied

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New targets found for mutation and drug screening