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Dr. Arthur Beaudet
December 1, 2014

Possible Therapeutic for Angelman Syndrome

ASF-Funded Research Discovers Possible Therapeutic for Angelman Syndrome Promising ASF-funded research continues to move closer toward possible clinical trials, as announced today in a paper in Nature by Dr. Art Beaudet and his research team at Baylor College of Medicine. The ASF […]

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November 17, 2014

Research at UNC Making Progress

PNAS Paper shows ASF-funded Research at UNC Making Progress The ASF continues to lead the charge in funding research that is making progress towards treatments and ultimately a cure for Angelman syndrome, having invested more than $8 million during the […]

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Angelman Syndrome Clinic Network
October 22, 2014

Angelman Syndrome Clinics across the U.S.

ASF invests $1.5 million to support 17 Angelman Syndrome Clinics across the U.S. Furthering its direct support of individuals with Angelman syndrome and their families, the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has committed $1.5 million to establish 17 comprehensive Angelman Syndrome Clinics across the […]

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August 3, 2014

Reducing Seizures in Angelman Syndrome

Dietary Treatment Proven Successful in Reducing Seizures in Angelman Syndrome by up to 90 Percent The Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) is very excited to announce today that clinical research published in Epilepsia on July 10 has found that a low glycemic index […]

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August 28, 2013

Research on Topoisomerase Inhibitors

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Research Overview and Frequently Asked Questions The Angelman Syndrome Foundation previously supported breakthrough research showing that topoisomerase inhibitors—specifically, topotecan, an FDA-approved drug used in cancer treatments—activates the paternal allele of Ube3a, identifying a possible treatment […]

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June 18, 2013

ASF Invests $1.25 Million in Research

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Invests $1.25 Million in Research The Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) announced today that because of the generosity of its supporters the organization has awarded $1.25 million to six research grants focused on finding treatments and defining the […]

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