Research Highlights

KIF5 study relevant to SPG10 HSP

Posted - December 2011 in Research Highlights

Neuronal transport mechanism identified

Dementia in some SPG4 HSPers

Posted - September 2011 in Research Highlights

Linked with Alzheimer’s gene

Rare HSP linked to Huntington’s disease

Posted - in Research Highlights

Both detected in one family over generations

Epilepsy and HSP

Posted - in Research Highlights

SPG6 risk identified

Link between HSP & Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Posted - in Research Highlights

SPG10 and CMT2 may be from same gene mutation

SPG18 complicated HSP described

Posted - in Research Highlights

List of affected cellular functions expanding

SPG4 mutations studied

Posted - in Research Highlights

Process for regulating Spastin levels defined

Stem cell research progress report, May 2011

Posted - June 2011 in Research Highlights

Research project on target

Gender analysis of SPG4 HSP

Posted - in Research Highlights

Significantly more males than females

Atlastin function in cells explored

Posted - in Research Highlights

Important for cell membrane fusion

In-depth study of SPG31 HSP

Posted - in Research Highlights

Both pure and complicated forms found

Gene testing technologies

Posted - in Research Highlights

Limitations and workarounds

Delving further into SPG4 mutations

Posted - in Research Highlights

Spastin oversupply linked to late onset HSP

SPG6 HSP study

Posted - in Research Highlights

Complicated HSP case identified

Links between SPG11 and SPG15 explored

Posted - in Research Highlights

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

Posted - in Research Highlights

Link to epilepsy in rare cases

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