A rare neurologic disease characterized by visual agnosia hyperorality (strong tendency to examine objects orally) hypermetamorphosis (described as the irresistible impulse to notice and react to everything within sight) hypersexuality changes in dietary habits and hyperphagia placidity and amnesia due to bilateral lesions of the temporal lobe including the hippocampus and amygdala.
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Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia
Collaboration of research and care
We are an international charity and the only resource of our kind in the world, dedicated to supporting those affected by encephalitis, their families and professionals involved in their care. Our work involves support, information, awareness and research.
Moonshots for Unicorns
Curing single-gene disorders
COMBINEDBrain is a consortium for outcome measures and biomarkers for neurodevelopmental disorders. We are collaborating to cure rare, non-verbal brain disorders.
Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Advocacy Association
AGSAA is a global coalition of deeply dedicated parent advocates working alongside clinicians, researchers, and scientists. We are united in our desire to improve the lives of individuals and families living with Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome and those yet to be diagnosed. Everything we do reflects a sense of urgency to rescue patient potential and preserve quality of life through accelerating research and providing timely emotional and educational support alongside evolving clinical care recommendations to affected families.
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