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! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Modifiers of Fragile X-Associated Disorders (FX-MOD) study is trying to answer the question, why do some people develop tremor and balance issues and others do not?
Pictured Above: Fragile X professionals from around the world taking a mud bath, and making the sign of the X, prior to a swim in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth at 1,388 [...]
Why should you visit a Fragile X clinic? Because you won’t hear, “Fragile what?” You will have the opportunity to meet with a team of people who will be able to provide guidance in many [...]
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.