Join the live webcast of the 2017 NAF Annual Ataxia Conference (AAC) General Sessions!
Friday, March 10 at 9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. and 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Central Time
9:00am Welcome & Announcements Camille Daglio, AAC Chair Mississippi Chapter President – Hattiesburg, MS
9:15am NAF Update Joel Sutherland, Executive Director NAF – Minneapolis, MN
10:00am Management of Ataxia through Care Teams Pravin Khemani, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
10:30am From Shattered to Strength Jason Wolfer Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Leader Gervais, OR
11:00am Approaches to Develop Therapies for Ataxias Huda Zoghbi, MD Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX
11:30am Clinical Trial Readiness Henry Paulson, MD, PhD University of Michigan Health System Ann Arbor, MI
12:00pm Q&A Panel
1:00pm Safe Mobility Strategies; Proper Lifting/Transfers/Falls Prevention Julie Walk, DPT, NCS and Marlena Casey, OT/L Johns Hopkins Medical Baltimore, MD
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The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by Ataxia through support, education, and research.
NAF is a membership supported, nonprofit organization established in1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. The Foundation's primary purpose is to support promising Ataxia research and to provide vital programs and services for Ataxia families.
NAF offers various publications on Ataxia, sponsors local Ataxia support groups, and fosters Ataxia research through direct funding and partnership with other organizations. NAF provides an Annual Ataxia Conference as well as hosting and co-funding scientific conferences on Ataxia.
NAF continues to fund promising Ataxia research studies throughout the world through its five research programs. NAF supports research in dominant Ataxia (including SCAs), recessive Ataxia (including Friedreich) and Sporadic Ataxia.
NAF is committed in providing help and hope to Ataxia families as its research programs pursue answers in ending Ataxia.
For more information visit www.ataxia.org.