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