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Parallel Session 3409

Seeing RED: Update on Repeat Expansion Disorders

Sunday, September 29, 2024
15:00 - 17:00 | Meeting Room 108 AB, Ground Level
Clinical, Translational

In this session, the faculty will provide an update on the phenotypic spectrum of repeat expansion disorders and will explain the principles of how identifying new genes can lead to new treatments.

Sylvia Boesch, Austria
David Lynch, USA


Newly Described Ataxias
Achal Kumar Srivastava, India

Update on FCMTE
Hiroyuki Ishiura, Japan

Molecular Mechanisms and Emerging Treatments
Henry Houlden, United Kingdom

CSPC Liaisons:
Huw Morris, United Kingdom

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe new, common repeat expansion ataxias such as RFC1 (CANVAS) and FGF14
  2. Describe new knowledge on familial epilepsy/tremor syndromes
  3. Describe how knowledge on molecular mechanisms can lead to the identification of new treatment targets

Recommended Audience
Fellow / Resident / Student
Researcher / Basic Science

Education Level
Experienced / Intermediate
Expert / Advanced

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