Tag Archives: Hereditary spastic paraplegia

May, 2016

  • 11 May

    Gene Mutations Shown to Cause Form of HSP

    Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) have identified novel gene mutations that cause hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a step forward in efforts to treat this debilitating disease. It is estimated that between two and 10 people per 100,000 in the general population have HSP, a disease characterized …