cause of hydrocephalus

Genetic Mutations and their Role in Congenital Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus has been shown to have multiple causes, including numerous genetic origins. Dr. Jenna Koschnitzky explores genetic mutations in a three blog series.

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My 4-H Speech about Hydrocephalus

India is a 5th grade school “buddy” to a Kindergartner who has hydrocephalus. India used her 4-H competition to educate the public and share her friendship.

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Through a Mother’s Eyes: Three Children, Two with Hydrocephalus

In this video blog episode, Debby shares her daughters’ diagnoses of hydrocephalus and briefly discusses their journey and the various causes of hydrocephalus, including genetics.

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One Cause of Hydrocephalus Linked to Genetic Function

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have found that a malfunction in specific genes triggered hydrocephalus in mouse models. The findings were published in the journal, Neuron.

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UCSF Uses Next-Generation Sequencing of CSF to Identify Cause of Hydrocephalus

The New England Journal of Medicine reports on a group of physicians at the University of California, San Francisco, used next-generation sequencing of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to identify a rare cause of hydrocephalus in a 14-year old patient.

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Dr. Timothy Vogel Joins the Robert H. Pudenz Lectureship at Conference

Timothy Vogel, MD, will join the Robert H. Pudenz Lectureship scientific research panel at the Hydrocephalus Association’s 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

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HA Joins #GivingTuesday THIS December 3, 2013

The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) is proud to be a partner in the second annual #GivingTuesday global movement. HA will raise awareness and funding to cure hydrocephalus, a neurological condition that affects 1 million individuals. All funds raised through #GivingTuesday will support our Reason for Hope Research Campaign.

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Research UPDATE: MYI Publishes Article in Journal of Experimental Neurology

Joon Shim Ph.D., a recipient of the Hydrocephalus Association’s Mentored Young Investigator (MYI) award in 2009, has published an article in the journal Experimental Neurology that identifies a potentially useful biomarker for hydrocephalus.

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Update on Health Care Research Funding: Hydrocephalus Association in Action

In the monthly CEO Blog, Dawn Mancuso discusses the many ways HA advocates for members of our community.

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