Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome

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Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome

Synonyms: AHDS | MCT8 deficiency | Monocarboxylate transporter 8 deficiency | X-linked intellectual disability-hypotonia syndrome

An X-linked intellectual disability syndrome with neuromuscular involvement characterized by infantile hypotonia muscular hypoplasia spastic paraparesis with dystonic/athetoic movements and severe cognitive deficiency.

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Advocacy Organizations

MCT8-AHDS Foundation

We are striving to find a cure; improve the quality of life and potential of our children; support hundreds of families around the world; share hope for a brighter future; learn from our collective experiences and; raise awareness of this ultra-rare condition with doctors, researchers and the general public.

National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. NAF’s vision of a world without Ataxia will be accomplished through our primary programs of funding Ataxia research, providing vital programs and services fo

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

Clinical Trials

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