Spastic paraplegia due to recessive or dominant mutations in ERLIN2 can convert to ALS, Amador et al, Neurol Genet 2019

Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate whether mutations in ERLIN2, known to cause SPG18, a recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia (SP) responsible for the degeneration of the upper motor neurons leading to weakness and spasticity restricted to the lower

Spastic paraplegia due to recessive or dominant mutations in ERLIN2 can convert to ALS, Amador et al, Neurol Genet 2019

Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate whether mutations in ERLIN2, known to cause SPG18, a recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia (SP) responsible for the degeneration of the upper motor neurons leading to weakness and spasticity restricted to the lower

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2019 HSP survey open to participants

The 2019 HSP survey is now active for those with HSP. The focus is on: Medication for HSP Exercise and Relaxation Lifespace Tracking Your perspectives on a few issues You can find a link on the blog of Adam Lawrence: https://hspjourney.blogspot.com/2019/…/2019-survey-open.html You

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2019 HSP survey open to participants

The 2019 HSP survey is now active for those with HSP. The focus is on: Medication for HSP Exercise and Relaxation Lifespace Tracking Your perspectives on a few issues You can find a link on the blog of Adam Lawrence: https://hspjourney.blogspot.com/2019/…/2019-survey-open.html You

Summary and abstracts of the 6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia, September 20-21 2019 in Nice, France

The meeting organized by SPATAX, Erare PREPARE_Ataxia and Ataxia Study Group (ASG) on spastic paraparesis and ataxia in Nice (2019 September 20-21) gathered 160 scientists and patients from 21 countries from 4 continents. It followed a satellite workshop focused on recessive

Summary and abstracts of the 6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia, September 20-21 2019 in Nice, France

The meeting organized by SPATAX, Erare PREPARE_Ataxia and Ataxia Study Group (ASG) on spastic paraparesis and ataxia in Nice (2019 September 20-21) gathered 160 scientists and patients from 21 countries from 4 continents. It followed a satellite workshop focused on recessive

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Join the international support group on spastic paraplegia

Diagnosed with HSP? Join an international support group dedicated to these diseases managed by EURORDIS – Rare Diseases Europe Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) is a group of rare, inherited neurological disorders. Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of

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Join the international support group on spastic paraplegia

Diagnosed with HSP? Join an international support group dedicated to these diseases managed by EURORDIS – Rare Diseases Europe Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) is a group of rare, inherited neurological disorders. Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of

6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia, September 20-21 2019 in Nice (South of France)

(Satellite meeting of the international congress of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders – MDS 2019, 22-26/9/2019) REGISTRATION (CLOSED) LINK to the summary, abstract book and photos of the meeting LOCATION: Acropolis – Palais des congrès et des expositions, Nice, France

6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia, September 20-21 2019 in Nice (South of France)

(Satellite meeting of the international congress of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders – MDS 2019, 22-26/9/2019) REGISTRATION (CLOSED) LINK to the summary, abstract book and photos of the meeting LOCATION: Acropolis – Palais des congrès et des expositions, Nice, France

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Priorité au diagnostic des maladies rares

Priorité au diagnostic des maladies rares   L’été dernier a été dévoilé le troisième plan national Maladies rares. Quelques mois plus tôt était lancé le projet européen Solve-RD, impliquant plusieurs équipes de l’INSERM. Très ambitieuses, ces deux actions ciblent une

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Priorité au diagnostic des maladies rares

Priorité au diagnostic des maladies rares   L’été dernier a été dévoilé le troisième plan national Maladies rares. Quelques mois plus tôt était lancé le projet européen Solve-RD, impliquant plusieurs équipes de l’INSERM. Très ambitieuses, ces deux actions ciblent une

Pr Alexis Brice received the Medal of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur

Congratulations to Pr Alexis BRICE, director of the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière, who received the LEGION D’HONNEUR medal from Pr Pierre CORVOL this 28th of November 2018 at Collège de France, Paris.

Pr Alexis Brice received the Medal of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur

Congratulations to Pr Alexis BRICE, director of the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière, who received the LEGION D’HONNEUR medal from Pr Pierre CORVOL this 28th of November 2018 at Collège de France, Paris.