Proximal Xq28 duplication syndrome
Synonyms: MECP2 duplication syndrome | X-linked intellectual disability syndrome, Lubs type
A rare X-linked genomic disorder associated with interstitial chromosomal duplications at Xq28 encompassing the MECP2 gene. It is characterized in males by infantile onset hypotonia severe global developmental delay intellectual disability progressive spasticity seizures gastrointestinal symptoms and recurrent respiratory infections. In females the phenotype is more variable.
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MECP2 Duplication Foundation
Our mission is threefold: 1) support families facing MECP2 Duplication Syndrome 2) increase awareness of the disorder 3) fund research for treatments.
Our mission is to connect families, resources, and the medical community to advance research for a treatment or cure to DDX3X Syndrome. Our ultimate goal is to accelerate brain function in individuals affected by DDX3X Syndrome through advances in cell and gene therapy and pharmaceuticals.
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Curing single-gene disorders
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Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group – Unique
To inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome or single gene disorder and to raise public awareness.
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
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