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Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology Update 10: Gene Therapy Research in Dogs Cures X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa – Paves the Way by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 6:15pm Researchers at several universities and laboratories collaborated to treat dogs afflicted with the x-linked form of retinitis pigmentosa, to deliver the therapeutic RPGR gene specifically to the diseased rods and cones, which led to functional and structural recovery. This is the first proof that this condition is treatable in an animal model and ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 1 by nih.gov Posted Wed 07 Dec 2011 8:54am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2011 What is X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 1? X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 1 is a disor ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked creatine deficiency by nih.gov Posted Wed 20 Jul 2011 2:26pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2011 What is X-linked creatine deficiency? X-linked creatine deficiency is an inherited disorder that pri ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked infantile spasm syndrome by nih.gov Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 2:19pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is X-linked infantile spasm syndrome? X-linked infantile spasm syndrome is a seizure d ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 2 by nih.gov Posted Wed 07 Dec 2011 8:54am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2011 What is X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 2? X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata 2 is a disor ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: X-linked immunodeficiency with magnesium defect, Epstein-Barr virus infection, and neoplasia by nih.gov Posted Wed 25 Jun 2014 12:28pm (often shortened to XMEN) On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2014 What is XMEN? X-linked immunodeficiency with magnesium defect, Epstein-Barr ... Read on »
Check out this latest article on lupus gene research - looks promising! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Apr 2009 11:09pm Gene May Explain Women's Heightened Lupus Risk Buzz Up Send, Yahoo! News and Health Day THURSDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- A gene on the X chromosome appears to be linked to lupus and might explain why women are much more likely to develop the disease than men, a new study suggests. The gene IRAK1 may also hold a key to treating the ... Read on »
FMR4 - New Gene Link to Fragile X and Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:24pm 2 Comments The Autism Knowledge Revolution is continuing at such an explosive pace that it barely makes the news when an important new research development provides new insights into the biological structures and process of autism disorder. More of the genes associated with autism and related conditions, Fragile X, in the report that follows, are ... Read on »
Trying to Understand by Drew's Dad . Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:01pm It has been a difficult day. While I am relieved in some ways to know the reason for Drew's hearing loss, it has been emotionally draining trying to learn about genetic hearing loss and who in my family might be at risk. Mostly I am concerned about the mitochondria abnormality found in Drew. I have been doing a lot of research and believe ... Read on »
Conditional V2 Vasopressin Receptor Mutant Mice as a Model to Study X-linked Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (XNDI) by nih.gov Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 4:00pm Description of Invention: X-linked nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (XNDI) is a severe kidney disease caused by inactivating mutations in the V2 vasopressin receptor (V2R) gene that result in the loss of renal urine-concentrating ability. At present, no specific pharmacological therapy has been developed for XNDI, primarily due ... Read on »