Malika Ammam received her MS degree from the University of Pierre et Marie CURIE in July 2002 and her PhD from the University of Paris Sud XI, France in September 2005. From 2006 to 2007, she worked as a research fellow at the University of Kansas in collaboration with Pinnacle Technology Inc. (USA). From 2007 to 2010, she was a research associate at KU Leuven, Belgium. From 2010 to 2012, she worked at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in collaboration with Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corporation, Canada. She held a prestigious Rosalind Franklin fellowship and resigned in 2015. Now, she is a freelancer.
Several Australian institutions collaborated to evaluate the structural integrity of a major component of the central nervous system, cortical grey matter, in patients with Friedreich ataxia (FRDA). The scientists found structural ... Read more
Su Yang, Ph.D., from Emory University in Atlanta is one of the National Ataxia Foundation postdoctoral fellowship recipients of 2016 for the project titled “Developing the MANF-based therapeutic approach for Spinocerebellar ... Read more
A recent study led by several Australian institutions found that excessive muscle contraction, called spasticity, appears early in patients with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). To optimize the function of people with FA, ... Read more
Low-dose deferiprone in combination with idebenone may improve both neurological and cardiological functions of patients with Friedreich’s ataxia. These are the findings of a study titled “Clinical Experience With Deferiprone Treatment ... Read more
A recent study links frataxin protein levels to disease features in patients with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). The article, titled “Frataxin levels in peripheral tissue in Friedreich ataxia,” was published in Annals ... Read more
In a recently published paper entitled “BNIP-H Recruits the Cholinergic Machinery to Neurite Terminals to Promote Acetylcholine Signaling and Neuritogenesis“, published in the Developmental Cell journal a team of international researchers ... Read more