Research Highlights

Spastin role in central nervous system development

Posted - November 2013 in Research Highlights

Important in the structure that houses the brainstem

Next Generation Sequencing diagnostics for HSPs

Posted - September 2013 in Research Highlights

Germany leading in HSP gene testing

HSP gene testing advance in China

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Success in detecting point mutations

Next generation gene testing

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Helps identify non-SPG4 HSP

Sharing genetics knowledge

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New software will aid progress

Calf muscle spasticity studied

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Lengthening the muscle may help

Nerve conduction impairment in HSP studied

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Signals to & from the brain are very different

The blood-brain barrier

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Dr Karl explains

Effects of SPG11 HSP studied

Posted - June 2013 in Research Highlights

Rapid disease progression found

Large study of AD-HSP in Portugal

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New findings about SPG3 and SPG4

TFG gene causes neurodegeneration

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Affects cell architecture

50+ genes explain less than 80% of HSP

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Inheritance patterns can be misinterpreted.

Tiny worm sheds light

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Seeking underlying cause of HSP

Rare SPG8 HSP described

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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

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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