Entries by Neale Sterio

Longitudinal brain changes in childhood A-T

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Rob Dineen Institute: University of Birmingham Cost: £92,966 over 24 months in partnership with BrAshA-T Start Date: April 2018 What are the researchers proposing to do? Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T) is a genetic condition that leads to nervous system problems, particularly loss of coordination of movement that progresses through childhood. In the previous study, […]

Identifying new therapies for blood cancers in patients with A-T

Research Project information Principal researcher: Professor Malcolm Taylor Institute:  University of Birmingham Cost: £128,810.50 over 24 months in partnership with BrAshA-T Start Date: February 2018 What are the researchers proposing to do? Patients with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) have an increased risk of developing blood cancers. These patients do not have a protein called ATM which is important for […]

Unravelling the antibody deficiency in Ataxia Telangiectasia

Research Project information Principal researcher: Associate Professor Mirjam Van der Burg Institute: Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), The Netherlands Cost: £100,000 over 24 months Start Date: January 2018 What are the researchers proposing to do? Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare inherited condition characterised by progressive cerebellar ataxia, chromosomal instability, immunodeficiency, and cancer susceptibility. Patients’ lives are shortened, usually […]

Optimising lung imaging in people with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) applying improved MRI techniques

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Peter Merkus Institute: Radboud University Medical Centre, the Netherlands Cost: £87,810 over 36 months Start Date: 1st November 2017 What are the researchers proposing to do? The Dutch team will study how they can develop improved lung imaging in A-T patients using advanced MRI techniques instead of conventional chest X-ray or CT imaging. […]