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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society


Ataxia Study Group

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The main missions of the Ataxia Study Group will be to:
  • Assess ataxia scales.
  • Create algorithms for genetic evaluation of ataxias.
  • Reporting annually on the progress and next steps on ataxias.
  • To organize meetings during the annual MDS Congress, or during the annual regional meetings.
Additional information (background, current or proposed projects, etc):
  • Defining the needs in the ataxia research
  • Developing a scientific task on a long-term basis, in the area of ataxias


Chair: Bart Van De Warrenburg 

Co-Chair: Liana Rosenthal

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