Ataxia Telangiectasia

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The ATM and ATR inhibitors CGK733 and caffeine suppress cyclin D1 levels and ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)The ataxia telangiectasia mutated (ATM) and the ATM- related (ATR) kinases play a central role in facilitating the resistance of cancer cells to genotoxic ...

Mile posts: A big FEAT is upcoming  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
DesMoinesRegister.com2009 Three-time Olympic triathlete Hunter Kemper will be the featured guest during an ataxia-telangiectasia (AT) fundraiser in Des Moines on Monday, ...

The Countdown Roundup  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)63 days, which is apparently enough time to run 63 marathons to raise awareness for ataxia-telangiectasia. 60 days, or the longest period of time that would ...

Help is on the way: Burr Ridge volunteer much appreciated at hospital  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
TheDoings-ClarendonHills.comThe effects of ataxia telangiectasia, a rare neurological disease, make it difficult for him to be understood on the phone. But the disease, diagnosed when ...

Make A Wish to the rescue: 'For a week we didn't have to worry'  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
KVALHe suffers from a rare genetic disease -- ataxia telangiectasia syndrome, or AT. "There's good days and bad days," said Joanne Bennett, Izzy's great aunt,

Safe Breast Self Exam by Young Women vs. Dangers of Mammography  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Huffington PostRadiation risks are increased by fourfold for the 1% to 2% of women who may be unknowing and silent carriers of the AT (ataxia-telangiectasia) gene,

Guest column — Tim Rau 'taught us about living well with few ...  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Sky Hi Daily NewsAnd we encouraged him because we knew his disease (Ataxia Telangiectasia ) would take him from us sooner than normal — his future was uncertain.

Safe Breast Self Examination by Young Women vs. Risky Mammography  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
World-Wire (press release)Radiation risks are further increased by fourfold for the 1% to 2% of women who may be unknowing and silent carriers of the AT (ataxia-telangiectasia) gene,

Reha für Frankenstein  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
DocCheck NewsIm vorliegenden Fall war ein damals 9-jähriger Junge mit Ataxia telangiectasia seit Mai 2001 in Moskau mehrmals mit neuralen Stammzellen behandelten worden.

Dukakis and Lopez Host AT Children's Project Benefit 1/19  -  Jan 19, 2009
Broadway World,Brad and Vicki Margus founded the AT Children's Project after two of their sons were diagnosed with ataxia-telangiectasia in 1993. Ataxia-telangiectasia

Local Olympic Tri-Athlete Runs Disney Half-Marathon  -  Jan 10, 2009
MSNBC..."They have two kids who are diagnosed with ataxia-telangiectasia, which has a long name and an even worse disease," Kemper said. Those two children are Kate

Olympia Dukakis and Priscilla Lopez to Host AT Children's Project ...  -  Jan 13, 2009,The event will benefit the AT Children's Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Ataxia-telangiectasia, or "AT," a progressive,

New Step In DNA Damage Response In Neurons Discovered  -  Jan 18, 2009
Science Daily (press release)Most children with the inherited disease ataxia telangiectasia are wheelchair-bound by age 10 because of neurological problems. Patients also have weakened

Risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma  -  Jan 21, 2009,Ataxia-telangiectasia is a rare disease that affects children. It causes problems with walking, talking and balance. Children with the disease also have a

DNA Repair Genes Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Risk  -  Jan 15, 2009
MedPage Today,The researchers noted that germline mutations in ATM result in ataxia telangiectasia, a rare genomic instability syndrome that is characterized by elevated

Study Shows How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological ...  -  Jan 14, 2009
PR Newswire (press release),St. Jude scientists' findings in ataxia telangiectasia-like disease and Nijmegen breakage syndrome offer insight into the links between brain disease and

Actie rolstoelbus voor broer en zus  -  Feb 5, 2009
Ede Stad,EDE - Jurian (9) en Nadine Mons (4) hebben allebei de ziekte AT (Ataxia Telangiectasia). Door deze zeldzame ziekte wordt het zenuwstelsel en het

Education feature: Youth take top honors at Special Olympics  -  30 Dec 2008
Portales News-Tribune,Pat’s 17-year-old son Garrett was born with Ataxia Telangiectasia, a genetic disorder that causes loss of motor skills, but he doesn’t allow that to get in

Association analyses of the interaction between the ADSS and ATM ...  -  30 Dec 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),The blood-derived RNA levels of the adenylosuccinate synthase (ADSS) and ataxia telangiectasia mutated (ATM) genes were found to be down- and up-regulated,

Staying Healthy Grand County Teen Shares Story of Overcoming Odds  -  Dec 28, 2008,Tim was born with ataxia telangiectasia, or AT, a rare neurological disorder that is slowly causing part of his brain to deteriorate.

The giver  -  Dec 25, 2008
Boston Globe,Aponte's teenage daughters, Rhaissa and Natalie Vazquez, are stricken with a rare degenerative disease, ataxia-telangiectasia, that has robbed them of the

Volunteers build house for family with special needs sons  -  Dec 21, 2008
Alton Telegraph,Duey and Colton are both afflicted with a rare, neurodegenerative disease known as ataxia telangiectasia, or Louis-Bar syndrome. Duey was diagnosed with the

How binge drinking, smoking drive heart disease, cancers  -  Dec 3, 2008
The Guardian - Nigeria,The gene in question is known as the ataxia-telangiectasia, or AT, gene. At least one percent of the population carries a mutation in the gene, and women,

70 new drugs to be subsidized in 2009  -  Dec 20, 2008
Jerusalem Post,...feeding 90 children suffering from metabolic or neurological disorders and Prevnar vaccine against pneumonia for 30 infants with ataxia telangiectasia.

BRCA1 and Tip60 determine the cellular response to ultraviolet ...  -  Jul 14, 2008
Journal of Cell Biology (subscription)Abbreviations used in this paper: ATM, ataxia telangiectasia mutated; ATR, ataxia telangiectasia related; CPD, cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer; DDR,

July 21, 2008 1:45 PM EDT  -  Jul 21, 2008 (subscription),Va. and Octapharma USA Director of Medical Affairs Judi Miller are among thousands nationally joining forces to fight ataxia-telangiectasia (AT),

Octapharma USA and ASD Healthcare Provide National Title ...  -  Jul 21, 2008
MarketWatch...a non-profit organization focused on finding a cure or life-improving therapies for children with ataxia-telangiectasia (AT), a rare genetic disease

Podein event provides a welcome gathering for people with AT  -  Jun 30, 2008
Post-Bulletin,Jarrett and Quinn have ataxia telangiectasia, an incurable disease that affects the nervous system. Because of this, they are used to people treating them

'Christmas in July' toy drive to benefit city FD collection  -  Jul 21, 2008
Torrington Register Citizen,She is seeking to raise at least $600 for the AT Children's Project, an organization researching a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia, a rare genetic disease

Main Event -- Stars shine for kids  -  Jul 15, 2008
Post-Bulletin,...big names together to raise funds that go to finding a cure for Ataxia Telangiectasia and help children who are facing extraordinary difficulties.

Miller family to run in Chicago Marathon for charity  -  Jul 1, 2008,The two young Jenison girls are stricken with Ataxia-Telangiectasia (AT), he said. “AT is a rare genetic disease that attacks in early childhood,

A little change for a big change  -  May 20, 2008
WNDU-TV,The nine-year-old has a fatal muscle disease called Ataxia-Telangiectasia. He uses a wheelchair to get around and needs a wheelchair lift for his mother’s

Grad runs for hope, diseased children  -  May 19, 2008
Mustang Daily,Last year, he set out to help fight a rare genetic disease affecting children called ataxia telangiectasia (AT), which combines symptoms of cerebral palsy,

05/03/08 Around the Valley  -  May 2, 2008
Yakima Herald-Republic, supporting and coordinating biomedical research, scientific conferences and a clinical center aimed at finding a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia.

Dogs help children tackle physical therapy  -  May 4, 2008,Paige and her sister, Alexandria, 10, both have ataxia telangiectasia, a progressive, degenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle control and makes

Commentary: Illness creates special family bond  -  May 2, 2008
The Reporter,Dan was born with the rare genetic disease called Ataxia-Telangiectasia. You can reach her at

Next foe: Philly  -  Apr 23, 2008
The Gazette (Montreal),It was also a mini-fundraiser for the fight against AT, ataxia-telangiectasia, a genetic disease that attacks children, causing progressive loss of muscle

Olympic Triathlete Hunter Kemper Named Honorary Coach for Charity ...  -  Mar 3, 2008
PR Urgent...and Mary Veldink and learned that two of their children, Kate (age nine) and Olivia (age six) had both been diagnosed with ataxia-telangiectasia, or AT.

Villager hosting benefit line dance to raise funds for research of ...  -  Mar 4, 2008
Villages Daily Sun,...when her niece Melissa — or “Missy? as her family calls her — died four years ago from leukemia brought on by the condition Ataxia-Telangiectasia.

Full Text  -  Mar 6, 2008
Science Magazine (subscription)In the precancerous lesions, before p53 mutations were acquired, 53BP1 localized at foci and histone H2AX, ataxia telangiectasia (ATM), Chk2,

Miss Oshkosh Crowned  -  Mar 2, 2008
Advance Titan,...performed a tap dance routine to “Sing, Sing, Sing?, and answered a question about her platform on Ataxia-Telangiectasia (AT) awareness and research,

Commentary: A mother frets, worries and never stops loving  -  Feb 15, 2008
The Reporter,Dan was born with the rare genetic disease called Ataxia-Telangiectasia. You can reach her at

Commentary: Fear of the unknown may be the most difficult challenge  -  Feb 1, 2008
The Reporter,It was an unexpected punch when my son Dan was first diagnosed with the disease Ataxia-Telangiectasia. He was in first grade.

Bunlar Da Var...  -  Jan 31, 2008
Güncel Haber,Kindregan, who was then 9 years old, has a rare disease called ataxia-telangiectasia (AT). Affleck has attended benefits and spoken to Congress to advocate

Genetics researcher at Children's Hospital selected as Howard ...  -  Jan 30, 2008
EurekAlert (press release),Trained in neurology, Cheung has a specific interest in a neurogenetic disease called ataxia telangiectasia, which affects movement, muscle control,

Campus a capella groups to perform for children’s cure  -  Jan 24, 2008
Etownian,Children with AT (Ataxia Telangiectasia) experience a degeneration of the part of the brain that controls motor movements and speech.

Anti-malarial prevents cancer in mice  -  Dec 27, 2007
HULIQ,...drug chloroquine effectively prevents cancer in mouse models of two distinct human cancer syndromes, Burkitt lymphoma and ataxia telangiectasia.

Risk for Second Nonlymphoid Neoplasms in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia  -  Dec 27, 2007
Abkhazia,One example is ataxia-telangiectasia, which is characterized by mutations in ATM (ataxia-telangiectasia mutated), a kinase that monitors double-strand DNA

Commentary: The Christmas Spirit encompasses all of us, able ...  -  Dec 21, 2007
The Reporter,Dan was born with the rare genetic disease called Ataxia-telangiectasia. You can reach her at

Joshua Bryan Stamm  -  Dec 20, 2007
Goshen Chronicle15, 2007 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Goshen after a courageous fight with health conditions associated with his disability — Ataxia Telangiectasia.

Express & Echo,Aaron suffered from ataxia-telangiectasia - a rare and incurable degenerative genetic disorder also known as AT, which affects just 150 people in Britain.

p53 decline in old age: a cause of late-life cancer?  -  Dec 13, 2007
Methuselah Foundation,The function of the Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) kinase declined significantly with age, which may then be responsible for the decline of the p53

clinical and laboratory features of ataxia telangiectasia  -  Nov 1, 2007
AAP Grand Rounds (subscription),...source: moin m, aghamohammadi a, kouhi a, et al. ataxia-telangiectasia in iran: clinical and laboratory features of 104 patients. pediatr neurol.

the atr-mediated s phase checkpoint prevents rereplication in ...  -  Nov 19, 2007
Journal of Cell Biology (subscription)...ensuring that each origin fires once and only once per cell cycle. we demonstrate that the ataxia telangiectasia and rad3 related (atr)–mediated s phase

running notebook 63 marathons in 63 days worth the effort  -  Nov 14, 2007
Houston Chronicle,...and i had spoken with him on the phone about his quest to raise funds for — and awareness of — ataxia-telangiectasia, or at, a rare fatal genetic

rare disease inspires man's 63-marathon streak  -  Nov 5, 2007
NPR...borland ran most of his races pushing a jogging stroller that was often occupied by a child or teenager with ataxia-telangiectasia, a rare genetic disease.

marathoner races to battle disease  -  Nov 3, 2007
Connecticut Post, organization that raises money to find a cure for ataxia telangiectasia, also known as at, which is aa lethal genetic disease that attacks children,

couple captures man's 63 days of running marathons  -  Nov 17, 2007
Oshkosh Northwestern,...the couple was intrigued. running to raise awareness for children who suffer from debilitating, fatal ataxia-telangiectasia, tim borland's third-party

uw-oshkosh students hold telethon  -  Nov 10, 2007
CBS 5 - Green Bay,...oshkosh (wfrv) - radio, tv and film students from uw-oshkosh are broadcasting the 6th ataxia-telangiectasia telethon live tonight from 4pm until midnight.

marathon man runs in stratford  -  Nov 2, 2007
WTNH,...he's motivated by children like rob smarz, 15, from stratford. rob is afflicted with a rare genetic disease called ataxia-telangiectasia or at.

researchers look to malaria medication to prevent or delay ...  -  Nov 7, 2007
News from Washington University in St. Louis,...that makes an enzyme called atm (ataxia telangiectasia mutated). children without the gene develop a serious disorder called ataxia telangiectasia (at).

running with a mission to save children with rare disease  -  Oct 29, 2007
WAVY-TV,...tim borland in the williamsburg leg of a series of marathons to raise money for a condition lewin was diagnosed with at age 4: ataxia-telangiectasia

one step at a time: 63 marathons in 63 days  -  Nov 1, 2007
ABC News...of his running sneakers and each step on the pavement he'll be raising awareness and money aimed at finding a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia, or at,

63 marathons for $2 million  -  Nov 5, 2007
Daily Press,...ago. borland ran 63 marathons in 63 days to raise money and awareness for ataxia-telangiectasia (at), a rare genetic disease that strikes children,

editorial: plenty of things we can all be thankful for  -  Nov 22, 2007
Oshkosh Northwestern, and film students pulling off another successful telethon to raise money to combat the rare genetic childrens' disease, ataxia-telangiectasia? this

american donors put faith (and dollars) in tau cancer research  -  Nov 13, 2007
EurekAlert (press release),...made his first breakthrough in cancer research in 1995 when he discovered the gene for the rare genetic disease ataxia-telangiectasia (at). he remarks,

telethon tops $7k in last minutes  -  Nov 11, 2007
Advance Titan,...sixth annual at telethon saturday. the telethon, which raises awareness of and money to find a cure for a deadly disease called ataxia-telangiectasia,

art gala in 'black and white'  -  Nov 7, 2007
Chicago Daily Southtown,...also known as ataxia telangiectasia, a genetic disease that attacks during early childhood. nancy mitchell, co-chairwoman of the gala, said committee

the causes that inspired central coast residents to finish the new ...  -  Nov 5, 2007
KSBY,...awareness and money to find a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia or at, a rare and terminal genetic disease in children that causes loss of muscle control.

marathon runner completes 62nd run  -  Nov 3, 2007
Providence Journal,...ataxia-telangiectasia (at) — was far too great to alter his nationwide plan, 63 marathons in 63 days. he began at disneyland, in california, on sept.

a real marathon man: montclair stop no. 57 for californian running ...  -  Nov 1, 2007
Montclair Times,...of los gatos, calif., is running a marathon each day for 63 days in the at cure tour to raise money and awareness for ataxia-telangiectasia or at,

students have sense of purpose  -  Oct 29, 2007 (press release),...proceeds will benefit torey ribaudo, a seventh-grader who suffers from a rare disorder called ataxia-telangiectasia and was recently diagnosed with

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