Research News – Ataxia

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FA drug clinical trial update: Larimar Therapeutics 

Recently, Ataxia UK had a meeting with representatives from Larimar Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing treatments for complex rare diseases, to discuss possible collaborations to help progress research on a potential treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). In December, Larimar announced the completion of dosing from its Phase 1 single ascending dose (SAD) …

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Omaveloxolone (Omav) Update

In October 2019, Reata Pharmaceuticals announced positive top-line results from their MOXIe trial testing Omaveloxolone (or Omav) in Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). In the MOXIe trial, Reata used the modified Friedreich’s Ataxia Rating Scale (mFARS) to measure the symptoms of those taking Omav vs those taking placebo (a placebo is a substance that has no therapeutic …

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