Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

January 7, 2015
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Challenges of treating growth plate in children with achondroplasia

In “Achondroplasia: A view to the future options emerging from the benchside”, Narayana, J., Horton, W.A, 2013, there is a very interesting point that reflects the challenges of bringing FGFR3-based therapies to the bedside. “Despite the considerable recent progress in the … Continue reading

December 23, 2014
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Genu varum – bowleg

The etymology of this medical term comes from latim: genu – knee and varus- bent outward. It reflects a deformity in which one or both legs are bent outward at the knee and it also known by bowleg. Varum – singular. Varus – plural Genu … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
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Artificial growth place

I found this poster abstract and I considered it quite interesting, although I couldn´t find anything more written about this. This is an idea and could be another approach of study for the treatment of achondroplasia.   Poster Communications Enlargement … Continue reading

September 7, 2013
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Achondroplasia: from Gene Identification to Therapeutic Approaches

Released at the: ISDS Meeting Bologna 2013 28th – 31st August Presenting Author Laurence Legeai-Mallet INSERM U781 Other Authors Nabil Kaci1, Jeff Peng2, Catherine Benoist-Lasselin1, Todd Oppeneer2, Laurie S. Tsuruda2, Charles A. O’neill2, Federico Di Rocco1, Arnold Munnich1, Florence Lorget2 1INSERM … Continue reading

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