Community News

This page is dedicated to keeping you up to date on the latest SCN2A news and studies. Here you will be able to explore the latest articles, contribute to community posts, read other people’s stories, and much more. 

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    SCN2A Awareness Day

    International SCN2A Awareness Day is honored on 2/24 because the SCN2A gene is found on chromosome 2 at position 24.3.

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    SCN2A December Community Discussion

    At Praxis, we're on a mission to develop novel therapies for SCN2A. We have compiled some questions we have received from you, along with our responses, to keep you informed on our journey. Additionally, we’re pleased to share some preliminary data around Ciitizen, an online platform that allows patients and caregivers an opportunity to advance research.

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    International SCN2A Observational Study Closes 31 January 2022

    Praxis would like to thank all the families who participated in the International SCN2A Observational Study.

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    Connecting for Change – Updates For the Rare Epilepsy Community (December 2021)

    As we close out 2021, please accept our heartfelt thanks to you — the patients, parents, caregivers, and advocates who guide our work at Praxis. We are truly grateful to have you as partners as we travel together on the path of drug discovery and development. We recognize that behind every data point, is a person, an experience, and a voice — thank you for inspiring us with yours. Wishing you happiness and health in the new year.

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    SCN2A Community Questions

    At Praxis, we’re on a mission to develop novel therapies for SCN2A. We believe collaboration with the SCN2A community is critical in this work. We have compiled some questions we have received from you, along with our responses, to keep you informed on our journey.

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    Connecting for Change – Updates for the Rare Epilepsy Community (September 2021)

    We’re pleased to share this special Praxis Precision Medicines SCN2A and SCN8A community update. We invite you to learn more about what Praxis has been working on this Spring / Summer, and we thank you for your insights, interest, and participation.

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    International SCN2A Observational Study with Ciitizen

    Praxis has partnered with Ciitizen, an online platform that allows patients and caregivers an opportunity to advance research, to better understand variant characterization within SCN2A-gene mutations through the collection of EEG data from patients around the world. Earlier in 2021, Ciitizen and Praxis began partnering with Ciitizen on an observational study with SCN2A families in the United States and we are excited to expand this offering to families internationally.

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    Your Voice Is Important

    At Praxis, we believe that if families and caregivers are a part of the research and development process it will improve our chances to successfully deliver a potentially disease-modifying treatment to patients with mutations in the SCN2A gene.

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