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Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) is a progressive genetic condition which causes severe disability and is life-limiting.

The A-T Society supports families to live their lives to the full and funds medical research.

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Gene-editing advance: implications for A-T

There has been a lot of media coverage over the last couple of days of the news that scientists in Oregon have for the first time managed to edit the DNA of a human embryo (effectively a fertilised egg) to remove a mutation which if left would give rise to a serious genetic condition. In this article, we explore the implications of this advance for people living with A-T.

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Flu Advice for people with A-T

We have received Flu advisory from Dr Liz McDermott (Immunologist at our National A-T clinic in Nottingham)

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    Brighton Marathon 2018

    Places are now available to join the A-Team at the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April 2018. The Brighton Marathon is the second largest marathon in the UK. With fresh sea air to invigorate you and a flat and fast route that takes in the stunning coastline, this race is a perfect choice for seasoned runners and beginners alike. We have a limited number of places available and we’d also be pleased to welcome own-place runners to our Brighton Marathon team. By joining us you will have all the motivation you need knowing that every pound you raise will really help families facing the daily challenges that living with A-T brings. Step forward and sign up - we'd love to have you on our team.

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    An Audience with Bim Afolami MP

    Join the newly elected MP for Hitchin and Harpenden and celebrity interviewer Richard Frediani, Head of ITN News for 'An Audience with Bim Afolami MP' on 2 February 2018. Put your questions to Bim during a relaxed, witty, entertaining and enjoyable event. The evening includes a delicious locally sourced three course meal and wine, exclusively created for the A-T Society by the Head Chef of ROCRE, Harpenden's newest conference and events venue.

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