Research Highlights

Central nervous system damage with SPG4 HSP

Posted - February 2015 in Research Highlights

Specific areas identified

Pure HSP not so ‘pure’

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Sensory and memory deficits associated

SPG8 HSP understanding increased

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Genetic misdiagnosis possible

Rethink of KIF1A HSP mutation

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Not just recessive complicated HSP

SPG4 and SPG3A HSP spectrum expands

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New genetic mutations identified

HSP linked to Machado-Joseph disease

Posted - February 2015 in Research Highlights

Inclusive gene testing assists accurate diagnosis

HSP research update December 2014

Posted - December 2014 in Research Highlights

Progress report from the Australian team

New test helps with HSP diagnosis

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Demarcation from 2 other diseases

SPG11 and SPG15 HSP mechanism explained

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Lysosomes and waste removal in cells impaired

Large HSP database in Japan

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Valuable resource for clinical trials

Kinesin protein functions not well understood

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Sensory axons lack mitochondria and degenerate

A new twist on SPG4 HSP

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Lack of family history not definitive

Link between HSP, PLS and ALS

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ALS2 gene mutations in common

Stem cell research update September 2014

Posted - September 2014 in Research Highlights

Progress report from the researchers

SP Foundation Conference June 2014

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Conference presentation videos

SPG3A human stem cell neuron fixed

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Microtubule-binding agent works on axon growth defects

Mild hypothermia may be therapeutic for HSP

Posted - September 2014 in Research Highlights

Survival and mobility improve in HSP fruit flies

Mapping related diseases

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Network interactions investigated

HSP studied in Japanese population

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32 new mutations discovered