Ataxia Research Studies Awarded
Funding for FY 2017

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is pleased to announce that 27 promising ataxia research studies from the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal were awarded funding at the December 2016 NAF Board of Directors meeting for fiscal year 2017. With the funding of these 27 research studies and the previous research studies funded earlier in 2016, more than 1.1 million dollars were committed for ataxia research.

A summary of the completed research studies will be published in Generations in 2018.

The following are titles and lay summaries of important ataxia research. For additional detail, please click on the title of each section.


Research Seed Money Awards


Young Investigator & Young Investigator for SCA Research Awards


Post-Doc Fellowship Awards


Pioneer SCA Translational Grant Awards