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The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by Ataxia through support, education, and research.

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NAF Blog Posts

How Does a Clinical Trial Work?

Guest Author: Amber Trzeciak, Cadent Therapeutics Clinical trial phases can be a confusing concept to understand. The purpose of clinical trials is to determine how Read More…

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EL-PFDD Meeting

We’re excited to announce that NAF and Cure DRPLA will Host an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for Polyglutamine Spinocerebellar Ataxias and DRPLA! Save the Date! September Read More…

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Certainty In Uncertain Times

Author: Joel Sutherland, Development Director Uncertain times? I don’t think so! Granted, we are not sure if summer camps will be open for the kids Read More…

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Thanks to the generosity of our Ataxia community, we have met our $100,000 goal for the Summer Match Challenge!

Each dollar donated over the last 30 days was matched thanks to contributions from the Michael and Patricia Clementz-Peterson Family Fund and one anonymous donor.
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We're excited to announce that NAF and Cure DRPLA will Host an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for the Polyglutamine Spinocerebellar Ataxias and DRPLA! Learn more: ataxia.org/el-pfdd-meeting/ ...

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We are soooooooooo close! Midnight tomorrow, June 30th, marks the scheduled end of the $100,000 Summer Match Challenge. With 36 hours to go, we need slightly more than $6,000 to earn the $100,000 match. If you haven’t had a chance to make your donation yet, please donate today using the button below or online at www.ataxia.org/summermatch ...

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Events

Jul 10, 2020 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
VIRTUAL Toronto Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Meetings are at 3PM and 6PM EST Click on the links below to register. If we haven’t seen you in a while, it would be nice to talk with you! Timeslot #1 – 3pm EST (8PM in the UK, 5am Saturday in Sydney, AU) Timeslot #2 – 6pm EST (11PM in the UK, 8am Saturday Read More…

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Jul 11, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am
VIRTUAL North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We hope you can join us! Our group meets on the second Saturday of each month. Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76340035461?pwd=NXJHZU5PdXZiNFVrc2ZDVFUrRWJDUT09 Meeting ID: 763 4003 5461 Password: 5Z3SjrDial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Read More…

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Jul 11, 2020 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
CANCELLED: Northern CA Ataxia Support Group Meeting

This event was cancelled due to NAF’s coronavirus precaution recommendations. For more information visit the Northern California Ataxia Support Group website! Northern California Area Support Group Leaders Brian Wong Santa Clara, CA Fernando and Rocio Wu Danville, CA Email: northerncalataxia@gmail.com Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/592006361008986/ Read More…

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Jul 11, 2020 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
VIRTUAL St. Louis Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We meet at 11:00-12:30 on the 2nd Saturday of every month Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting Meeting ID: 780 0522 2901 No password this time For more information or to be added to the mailing list for this group please contact: Shannon Dunphy Lazo at 202-306-2738 or shan_d@hotmail.com  Carol Tate at 314-497-4344 or cajeantate@gmail.com. Read More…

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