I joined AllStripes to try and help the advancement of research for LOTS (late-onset Tay-Sachs).
Andrea
,
GM2 Ambassador
I joined AllStripes to try and help the advancement of research for LOTS (late-onset Tay-Sachs).
Andrea
,
GM2 Ambassador
We joined AllStripes to help find a cure for GM2.
Erin
,
mother of a child with GM2
I joined the AllStripes community to share Sam’s story in the hope of helping those in similar situations and to show how much we need a cure for diseases like his.
Kristen
,
mother of a child with GM2
I joined AllStripes to help find a cure for this horrible disease.
John
,
GM2 Ambassador
I joined AllStripes to continue my daughter’s legacy by helping advance research for the cure that this disease needs.
Caitrin
,
mother of a child with GM2

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Be part of the AllStripes program for

GM2

GM2 gangliosidosis

Your experience with
GM2
is important and can help researchers advance treatments for your community.
By joining AllStripes, you can contribute your de-identified medical records to multiple research efforts for
GM2
without leaving home. We do the work to collect your information, and you’ll receive all your records in your secure account, at no cost.
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Learn more about

GM2

GM2 gangliodoses are a subgroup of lysosomal storage disorders and consist of three closely-related genetic conditions. Tay-Sachs disease is caused by mutations in the HEXA gene, Sandhoff disease is caused by mutations in the HEXB gene and the AB variant is caused by mutations in the GM2A gene.

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Your de-identified records, and your input through surveys, can help guide treatment research.

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We collect your records, at no cost, in your secure account. View doctors’ notes and your care journey.

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How it works

1. Sign up

In just 15-20 minutes, create your private account, authorize us to get to work on your behalf, and share the names of your health facilities. No appointments, no uploads.

2. We get to work

The AllStripes team does the work to collect your records, at no cost, in your secure account. Access doctors’ notes you may have never seen and view your care journey.

3. Power research

Our team de-identifies your records by removing information like name and address, and analyzes your community’s data to help jumpstart or speed up new treatment research.

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