• Welcome to the Leukodystrophy Alliance

    Our mission is to leverage the strengths, resources and efforts of an alliance of leukodystrophy support organizations to improve the quality of life for those living with a leukodystrophy while we accelerate the development of and improve access to viable therapies.

  • Australasian Leukodystrophy Foundation

    To maximize health care resources, advance the world’s leading research and to provide the premium Support for all the Australasian Leukodystrophy families with the outcome being a Cure; to provide charitable services for the relief of sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability or helplessness of people, and to work proactively to enhance the physical, emotional and …

  • Bethanys Hope Foundation

    Immediately following Bethany’s diagnosis in August 1995 with a terminal illness, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD), Lindey and Dave McIntyre recognized that her only hope was Research! Their medical team had informed them that there was nothing that could be done. There was no hope for Bethany! Due to a lack of funding there was very little …

  • CADASIL

    CADASIL is caused by a mutation (a defect) in NOTCH3, a gene located on chromosome 19. So far, over 150 different mutations causing the disorder have been identified. NOTCH3 plays an important role during foetal development as it regulates the formation of different kinds of tissues, for example smooth muscle in the arteriolar wall. The …