Keeping Hope Alive With New Treatment Research

Keeping Hope Alive With New Treatment Research

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Keeping Hope Alive With New Treatment Research

Research into my rare disorder, Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), seems to me to be on the rise. Though no specific treatments for FA exist, a wide range of ongoing studies is exploring different ways of treating this debilitating disease. It seems that scientists increasingly are taking an interest in FA. Before I become too optimistic, though, I remind myself that I’ve been to this rodeo before. When the defective gene that causes FA was discovered, members…

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