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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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News
1305, 2019

The French Association of Muscular Dystrophy (AFM-Telethon) provides € 50,000 for the research project of our illness by Prof. Giovanna Cenacchi

May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

It is a moment of joy for us and we want to share it with all those who support us and help us day after day. The project entitled "Morphofunctional characterization of transportin 3 (TNPO3) in the pathogenesis of muscular dystrophy of waist 1F" coordinated by Professor Giovanna Cenacchi [...]

1205, 2019

Prof. Conrado Angelini presents a poster about our disease at the congress of the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia

May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

These days the Philadelphia (E.E.U.U.) is celebrating the important annual conference of the AAN (American Academy of Neurology). It has been Professor Conrado Angelini, one of the leaders of the alliance of researchers working on our disease and who was also the main responsible for finding the mutation that [...]

705, 2019

The ‘Welcome Summer Paella Festival’ will raise funds for medical research on June 8 at Cal Dimoni Restaurant

May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

On June 8, organized by the Vila-real Cultural Gastronomic Association, the Cal Dimoni Restaurant and the Conquistando Escalones Association, a 'Welcome Summer Paella Festival' will take place in Cal Dimoni, in order to raise funds for research of Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy 1F. The party, which will serve as an [...]

705, 2019

Conquistando Escalones renews its collaboration with the Unit of Immunopathology of AIDS of the Carlos III Institute of Madrid

May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Since the medical alliance that investigates the protein that causes our Limb-girlde Muscular Dystrophy 1F and HIV, the team of the Unit of Immunopathology of AIDS of the Carlos III Institute of Madrid, works tirelessly in the search for treatments for the muscular disease, as well as new ways [...]

2904, 2019

The research of the LGMD1F in the III National Congress of Young Researchers in Biomedicine

April 29th, 2019|0 Comments

From April 24 to 26, the III National Congress of Young Researchers in Biomedicine took place at the Príncipe Felipe Research Center in Valencia. In representation of the research that is being carried out of the disease LGMD1F (Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy 1F) in the laboratory of Translational Genomics of [...]

2204, 2019

‘1 beer = 5 minutes of medical research’. Everything ready for the 5th edition of the Beerrock Fest solidarity

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

On May 17, the day of San Pascual and in full celebrations of the patron saint of Vila-real, the 'Beerrock Fest Vol.5' will be held in the courtyard of the Ortells Sculptor School. An event that is almost a tradition in city parties and has a charitable nature, given [...]

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