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What is ACE?

Conquistando Escalones (Conquering Steps) is an association founded by affected of Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 1F (LGMD-1F) and family of them looking for fundraising for its treatment and cure.

Since the discovering of the gene that causes it, there are several investigations in progress to find the cure, finding out also that the protein affected is the one that transports the AIDS. The mutation of this gene makes the affected immune to AIDS and makes us be the entrance gate to a possible cure for this global pandemic. Also, regarding the complexity of our type of muscular dystrophy, the investigators assure that finding the cure will carry with it the solution for lots of other similar myopathies.

For this reason, we ask for your help to stop a disease which affects nowadays to 8 generations, attacking the next in a more virulent and cruel way than the previous. Furthermore, with your support, we would help million people all around the world.

Because if there is something harder than the fact of watching your close family and your friends turning off and leaving this world for a disease, this is to be so closed to a cure and can’t reach it because of the lack of money.

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2405, 2017

“Tribalia Danza” Festival in Villajoyosa in favor of Conquistando Escalones

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

On June 27 will take place in the Auditori La Vila de Villajoyosa (Alicante) the 2017 Festival of “Tribalia Danza”, a show with double pass (from 18:30 to 20:00 and from 20:30 to 22:00) which will raise funds for the Conquistando Escalones Association and thus help our family, who suffers […]

1005, 2017

Conquistando Escalones signs an agreement with the Laboratory of Neuromuscular Pathology and Ataxia of La Fe of Valencia

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The research group led by Dr. Juan Jesus Vílchez Padilla, in addition to being the spokesman for the medical alliance created for the research of Muscular Dystrophy LGMD1F suffered by the members of Conquistando Escalones, has been working with our disease for decades, trying to investigate its causes and collaborating […]

505, 2017

Book your place for the Vila-real Rotary Club dinner in favor of the Conquistando Escalones Association

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Like every year, the Rotary Club of Vila-real will host a gala which will raise funds to help an association that carries out work in the city. This time the beneficiary will be the Conquistando Escalones Association, whose vice president Abrahán Guirao, along with his family, do not stop to […]

405, 2017

Los Gandules and Gigatrón, headliners of the solidary BeeRЯock Fest Vol.III

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

– BeeRЯock Fest Vol.III will raise funds for research on Muscular Dystrophy and HIV

– Los Gandules and Gigatrón will set the tone for an event with 7 hours of live music with the final of the Vila-real Music Group Competition, the premiere of Kharma and the performance of Toni de […]

2804, 2017

The family immune to HIV celebrates the International Immunology Day

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

In 2013, a unique genetic mutation in the world that caused a family an extremely rare type of Muscular Dystrophy known as LGMD1F, made them immune to HIV infection. Immediately they called the attention of the scientific community, which aroused their interest to work in the cure of their disease […]

2504, 2017

Arteatro and Conquistando Escalones present “2 metros cómicos” on May 21 in Vila Joiosa

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Conquistando Escalones together with the Arteatro company have organized a charity theatre play for the next May 21 at 19:00 in the Auditorium of La Vila Joiosa. The purpose will be to continue to raise funds for the research that seeks a cure for Muscular Dystrophy 1F and HIV, as […]

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