2016 Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium

Every year, the Friedreich’s Ataxia Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia holds a one-day symposium to provide patients and families with up-to-date clinical information, therapeutic approaches and current research being conducted in the field of Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). The ninth annual Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium was held on Oct. 17, 2016.

Topics included: effects of symptomatic care in FA, clinical trials and the treatment pipeline, sensory dysfunction, epigenetics of FA, a patient panel on exercise, and more.