Researchers speak

Researchers speak about their work

Listen to some of the most important researchers in the world of AT talking about their work.

 

Karl Herrup

Professor Karl Herrup explains in layman's language his research into the processes by which the absence of ATM in cells may inhibit the ability of these cells to read or repair DNA and the progress they have made in finding a solution to this. Formerly at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Prof Herrup is now at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Recorded at the A-T Society's Family Weekend 2012.

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Richard Gatti

Professor Richard Gatti of UCLA explains his work to develop SMRT drugs to treat A-T in people with nonsense mutations and the challenges he faces in getting a pharmaceutical company to take forward the work. Recorded at the A-T Society's Family Weekend 2012.

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Yossi Shiloh

Professor Yossi Shiloh of Tel Aviv University, leader of the first team to clone the ATM gene, gives an overview of the role played by ATM in the biology of the cell and describes in some detail his team's approach to finding drugs to treat the condition. Recorded at the A-T Society's Family Weekend 2012.

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Luciana Chessa

Professor Luciana Chessa of the Univerity La Sapienza in Rome describes the recent trial she led of dexamethasone delivered by infusion into red blood-cells and gives an over-view of the results. Recorded at the A-T Society's Family Weekend 2012.

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Kate Sinclair.

Dr Kate Sinclair of the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, describes the work of the clinic and how this is closely linked to research work, in particular the tractography imaging that they are doing. Recorded at the A-T Society's Family Weekend 2012.

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