Euro-ataxia annual conference 2021

The virtual Euro-ataxia annual conference 2021 took place on Friday 18th June 2021 for the ataxia research meeting and Saturday 19th June 2021 was a Euro-ataxia Members only meeting. Please find below the programme of the research meeting and the available presentation slides:

Friday 18th June 2021 – Ataxia research meeting  

1.Welcome, Cathalijne van Doorne (Euro-ataxia President and ADCA Vereniging representative)

2.Results from European spinocerebellar ataxia type 3/MJD Initiative (ESMI) and new SCA research plans, Thomas Klockgether (Bonn University). Presentation available here.

3.Development of an AAV-based miQURE gene therapy for SCA3, Lodewijk Toonen (Uniqure). Presentation available here.

4.Development of therapeutics to prevent onset and/or progression in Repeat Expansion Disorders, Irina Antonijevic (Triplet therapeutics). Presentation available here.

5.TREAT-ARCA – New EU funded Consortium on Recessive cerebellar ataxias, Bernard Brais (Universite’ McGill). Presentation available here.

6.Ataxia Global Initiative and Critical path for ataxia therapeutics Consortium, Holm Graessner (University of Tubingen). Presentation available here.

7.European Friedreich’s ataxia Consortium for Translational Studies (EFACTS) update, Jorg Schultz (Uniklinik RWTH, Aachen).

8.Update on omavoloxolone study in FA, Colleen Stoyas, PhD (Medical Science Liaison Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc.). Presentation available here.

9.Update on FA clinical programme, Marc Martinell (Minoryx).

10.Close of meeting