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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
The questionnaire is optional and anonymous. The data obtained will be used for statistical purposes and to better understand the natural history of achondroplasia. Please consider answering.
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How does gait differ in children with achondroplasia?

2021-03-12Research
What is still to be understood on how gait in children with achondroplasia is altered compared to average height children. 

What is still to be known about achondroplasia

2021-03-12Research
A recently published article by Julie Hoover-Fong et al.1 seeks to synthesize the current knowledge base about the nature, incidence, chronology, and the interrelationships of achondroplasia-related comorbidities across the lifespan.

New potential treatment for achondroplasia by the Tsumaki lab & Astellas Pharma Inc.

2020-12-27Research
The Tsumaki lab, at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, is leading new research for achondroplasia with ASP5878, an FGFR inhibitor, using iPS cells. This is a study in collaboration with Astellas Pharma.

Future Perspectives on the Treatment of Achondroplasia

2020-12-22Research
Among many rare skeletal disorders, achondroplasia is one of the best known and understood. Yet, its management and treatment are still a major challenge for research centers.

First children with achondroplasia receive Recifercept

2020-12-16Research
Pfizer released a Press Statement of the first children with achondroplasia receiving Recifercept, initiating the Phase 2 clinical trial

Phase 2 Clinical trial with Recifercept starts in December 2020

2020-11-24Research
The Phase 2 Study Of Safety, Tolerability And Effectiveness Of Reciferecept In Children With Achondroplasia is now live in Clinicaltrial.gov
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