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2019 Fragile X Family Research Conference

20 travel scholarships, at $250 each, are now available! Listen to Dr. Erickson's announcement and email fragilex@cchmc.org for information. Come ready to learn more about research from FX experts and mingle with families just like [...]

By | 2019-07-10T11:31:53+00:00 Jul 20, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Fragile X Family Research Conference

Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) Consensus Document

Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) Consensus of the FXTAS Task Force and the Fragile X Clinical & Research Consortium Of note, about 20% of women with the FMR1 premutation develop fragile X-associated primary ovarian [...]

By | 2019-05-30T16:53:23+00:00 Apr 3, 2018|Comments Off on Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) Consensus Document

What Defines a Carrier?

Why is there so much variability among male and female Fragile X carriers? There are a number of factors involved. Because the Fragile X gene is X-linked, gender plays a big role in determining who might show symptoms. Male premutation carriers, because they have only one X chromosome, are much more commonly affected by FXTAS than are female carriers.

By | 2019-04-18T15:54:00+00:00 Jun 26, 2013|Genetics|Comments Off on What Defines a Carrier?