In April 2014 we made another grant to the research team investigating a potential treatment for Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease!
We are delighted to bring you an update on the research into Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease in the UK.
The research team investigating a potential treatment for Tay-Sachs have been provided a £2.84 million grant from the UK Medical Research Council to begin work on a trial for Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease.
In June 2013 The CATS Foundation made a donation of £35,000 to the team leading the research into Tay-Sachs.
Here is a short announcement regarding the current progress of the research into Tay-Sachs in the UK after the problems encountered by the US trial.
The research team investigating a potential treatment for Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease were awarded a £2.84 million grant by the UK Medical Research Council.
In January 2012 a research article called “The cellular pathology of lysosomal disease” (Cox and Cachón-González 2012) was published in The Journal of Pathology which examined lysosomes.
In December 2010 a research article was published which examined a form of Tay-Sachs that occurs in Jacob sheep.
In 2006 a research article called “The Natural History of Juvenile or Subacute GM2 Gangliosidosis: 21 New Cases and Literature Review of 134 Previously Reported” was published in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.