NTSAD Research Library

Explore Scientific Literature and Other Resources on Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1 gangliosidosis, and Sandhoff Diseases.

Over the years, National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases (NTSAD) has curated a collection of scientific literature and other resources on Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1 gangliosidosis, and Sandhoff diseases.

We’ll continue to add to this library so you can stay up to date on developments in the field.

You can search the NTSAD research library for:

  • Scientific articles and posters
  • NTSAD newsletters
  • Advocacy information and toolkits
  • Care guides
  • Infographics
  • Position statements


The pathogenesis of, and pharmacological treatment for, Canavan disease
1 file(s) 583 downloads
Canavan Disease May 27, 2022
The natural history of Canavan disease: 23 new cases and comparison with patients from literature.
1 file(s) 470 downloads
Canavan Disease May 19, 2021
Canavan Disease as a Model for Gene Therapy-Mediated Myelin Repair.
1 file(s) 920 downloads
Canavan Disease April 23, 2021
Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders: Metabolic Disorders.
1 file(s) 420 downloads
Canavan Disease September 30, 2016
Cloning of the human aspartoacylase cDNA and a common missense mutation in Canavan disease.
1 file(s) 614 downloads
Canavan Disease October 5, 1993

    Submit Your Research

    If you have an article or paper you’d like to submit to the research library, please email Valerie Greger (vgreger@ntsad.org), our Research Director.

    Need Help?

    If you or a family member is affected by a rare disease and you’d like help reviewing scientific literature, please contact our Family Support Team by emailing Diana Jussila (diana@ntsad.org), Director of Family Services, or Becky Benson (becky@ntsad.org), Family Services Manager.