A rare genetic neurological disorder characterized by a phenotypic spectrum comprising severe intellectual disability developmental delay and in the majority of cases early-onset epilepsy. The most frequent seizure type are epileptic spasms but a broad spectrum of seizure types has been reported. Motor disturbances include ataxia hypotonia dystonia tremor spasticity and dyskinesia. Some patients may also present with autism/autistic-like features. Older patients have been reported to show signs of parkinsonism including tremor bradykinesia and antecollis.
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Create awareness in the disorders associated with STXBP1 mutations. Fund and drive research to accelerate discovery of a cure. Provide families with tools to help them understand the disease & how to get involved. Advocate to improve early detection. Foster activism to help change policies in favor of orphaned diseases. Improve the lives of our STXBP1 Family.
STXBP1 Research Support and Awareness in Germany - attempt European networking
Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia
Collaboration of research and care
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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Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
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