Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren all over France took part in the traditional ELA Dictation this morning. Here’s a look back at a morning full of emotion for many people. The stories of the day with photos…


Written on Monday 12 May 2014

Before putting on their trainers (for the ELA event of the same name), this morning nearly 2000 schools worked on the 9th ELA Dictation which was written this year by the 2011 winner of France’s most prestigious literary prize, the “Prix Goncourt”. The dictation’s title was “Une paire de baskets pour deux” (‘A pair of […]

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ELA at the gene therapy Meeting concerning rare diseases in Tokyo, the 16th and 17th of January


Written on Monday 12 May 2014

At the invitation of Prs. Eto Yoshikatsu and Toya Ohashi, co-directors of the Medical Research Center for Brain Diseases, of the celebrated Medical Faculty of Jikei University, Tokyo, Guy Alba and Pascal Prin presented the ELA organisation during the 4th Collaborative International Forum of human Gene Therapy for Genetic Diseases, in front of an audience of […]

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Over 320 people at the ELA General Assembly and Families/Scientists meeting


Written on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Last weekend, the ELA General Assembly and Families/Scientists meeting attracted around 320 people to the Novotel Vaugirard hotel in Paris. During the weekend, scientists presented their work, discussed their research results and answered questions from patients’ families. As is the case every year, this high point in ELA’s calendar was rich in emotion and shared exchanges […]

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18th edition of the Evian Masters, again under the sign of solidarity with a beautiful highlighted ELA


Written on Friday 17 August 2012

  It is now traditional: every year for 10 years now, the Evian Masters honors ELA. Again this year, while the best players in the world compete on the course of the Golf Evian, the Village hosts a booth where the colors of fluff ELA, caps, golf balls and other TShirts are sold in aid […]

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