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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.
If you would like to take the survey later, you can click on the link at the top "Register at BA"

Online Survey to Know Current Needs in Rare Bone Conditions

As part of the Call to Action project, the European Rare Bone Forum (ERBF) is conducting an online survey to understand the current unmet needs in rare bone conditions, the challenges that exist in research, and potential solutions to overcome these barriers. Participate by February 6, 2023.

FDA approves 1st drug to improve growth in children with achondroplasia

On 19 November 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Voxzogo (vosoritide), developed by BioMarin, for children with achondroplasia from the age of five, when children still have growth potential as their growth plates (epiphyses) are open.

Listen to the ASBMR 2021 Rare Bone Disease Podcast

The ASBMR — The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research — 2021 Annual Meeting Podcasts on Rare Bone Diseases are available for listening.

Quality of life in adults with achondroplasia in the US

Study on quality of life and Psychiatric illness in adults with achondroplasia in the US The Kathryn O. and Alan C. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias (Hospital for Special Surgery, NY), published a study1 on quality of life (QoL) and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in a group of adults with achondroplasia in the US. The study consists of the application of 36 questions covering 8 health concepts (see below) and subsequent comparison of the results of thi […]
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