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Hereditary Ataxia

The neurogenetics service provides comprehensive neurologic evaluation, genetic counseling, genetic testing, and management for genetic conditions affecting the nervous system.


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has a multidisciplinary service that combines the expertise of the neurologist, psychiatrist, and genetic counselor to provide comprehensive evaluation and care management for individuals are known to have a genetic type of ataxia including, but not limited to:

  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
  • Episodic ataxia
  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Friedreich’s ataxia

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