Clinics - BrAshA-T, Brisbane, Australia

Clinics

The National A-T Clinics are held in Brisbane at The Wesley Hospital and Wesley Medical Research (WMR), in conjunction with Lady Cilento Children's Hospital and the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR), typically in May and November each year.

The aim of the clinic is to enable A-T patients to see experts who have experience dealing with the symptoms and side effects of the genetic disorder, as well as gathering essential data and research to assist in finding a cure.

The patients and their families have consultations with specialists including neurologists, paediatricians, dieticians, respiratory specialists, immunologists and geneticists.

BrAshA-T can provide financial assistance to A-T families to enable them to attend the clinic, please refer to our Clinic Financial Support Policy.

Please email info@brashat.org.au to register your interest in an upcoming clinic.

Background

The National A-T Clinic was established in 2010 following long-term lobbying by BrAshA-T to the Queensland Government who are now providing the ongoing funding of the program.

The A-T Clinic provides a team of expert doctors and therapists who aim to see every child in Australia diagnosed with A-T. 

The A-T Clinic is the only dedicated A-T clinic in Australia and aims to:

  • Develop expertise to manage this complex disorder
  • Provide access to new and existing treatments
  • Improve quality of life and health outcomes
  • Promote and offer access to A-T research projects
  • Facilitate the involvement in clinical trials
  • Strengthen support network amongst A-T families
  • Be a part of an international network of Ataxia Telangiectasia clinics

It takes less than 1 minute and it's free!

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