Alanna Watt

Exercise may be key to developing treatments for rare movement disorder

Published: 16 September 2022

Spinal cerebellar ataxia 6 (SCA6) is an inherited neurological condition which has a debilitating impact on motor coordination. Affecting around 1 in 100,000 people, the rarity of SCA6 has seen it...

Cell structure previously associated with disease actually improves brain function

Published: 8 July 2021

Researchers at McGill University have shown that a brain cell structure previously thought to be pathological in fact enhances cells’ ability to transmit information and correlates with better...

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