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NBIA NEWS & INFORMATION

Team NBIA Disorders wins BPAN funding as deadline for letter of interest looms

MDBR2021 2September 2021

Once again, Team NBIA Disorders has qualified for the maximum matching grant to fund BPAN research through the Million Dollar Bike Ride organized by the University of Pennsylvania's Orphan Disease Center.

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NBIA Disorders Association celebrates 25 years

25th AnniversarySeptember 2021

This is a year of celebration for the NBIA Disorders Associations as we mark 25 years of service to the NBIA community.

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CoA Therapeutics launches phase 1 PKAN drug study

CoA logoSeptember 2021

CoA Therapeutics Inc., in April began a phase 1 study of the safety of a potential drug for Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration (PKAN) by testing it in healthy volunteers.

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Study brings new insights on BPAN defective gene

BarbullaSeptember 2021

A recent study of Beta-propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN) gained promising preliminary insights in how the defective BPAN gene may cause breakdowns in the cell clean-up process as well as iron accumulation.

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BPAN families have a new way to share data, accelerate research

BarbullaSeptember 2021

BPAN individuals and families are invited to share health information about the disorder on a new, secure platform so that researchers will have access to far more information than would otherwise be possible.

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SMAB Recommendation

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In line with the major medical advisory groups including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the NBIA Disorders Association Scientific and Medical Advisory Board strongly advises all people with an NBIA disorder and their families to follow CDC recommendations for vaccination against the COVID-19 virus. Recommendations can be found here.

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