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NFXF Kansas Chapter Learning Series

Premutation Carriers: FXAND, FXPOI, FXTAS and Everything In Between! The National Fragile X Foundation Kansas Chapter is hosting its 7th New Directions in Fragile X Conference that is going to be all about FX carriers! [...]

By | 2019-10-16T11:21:24+00:00 Nov 2, 2019|Comments Off on NFXF Kansas Chapter Learning Series

2019 Fragile X Family Research Conference

UPDATE - LIVESTREAM The plan is to offer a livestream of the event. If all goes well, you can view the event online with the below links. 9:00AM-12:00 PM streaming link https://cchmcstream.cchmc.org/MediasiteEX/Play/56e60d779d7e4723b8975daa0c4067151d 1:00 PM-4:00 PM [...]

By | 2019-07-19T16:13:08+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?