Research Highlights

New test helps with HSP diagnosis

Posted - December 2014 in Research Highlights

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

Promising HSP drugs identified

Posted - June 2014 in Research Highlights

Potential for future clinical trials

Mild cases of SPG4 HSP studied

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A high percentage were asymptomatic

Treatment for rare form of complicated HSP

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Betaine successful in lowering cysteine

SPG33 HSP mutation affects protrudin

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Protrudin important in cell structure and function

New Spastin mutation discovered

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Found to affect a neighbouring gene

Discovery doubles number of HSP causes

Posted - February 2014 in Research Highlights

Genes never before linked with human disease found

Inheritance patterns in HSP easy to misinterpret

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Implications for choice of genetic tests and screens