Friedreich's Ataxia Symposium at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium was held on Oct. 13, 2014.

Topics included:

  • Introduction of the Friedreich's Ataxia Center of Excellence
  • Results of a pilot study of gamma interferon
  • Drug discoveries for Friedreich's ataxia (FA)
  • Ataxia athletes
  • Brain and spinal cord imaging
  • CNS imaging
  • Medical USB bracelets
  • Gene therapy to treat cardiomyopathy
  • Increasing frataxin production to treat FA