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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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The Pros and Cons in each different treatment for Achondroplasia

This recent study by Dr. Wiktoria Wrobel (Medical University of Lublin, Poland) brings together the different pharmacological treatments for achondroplasia, both current and potential, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each, making it a great comprehensive review.

Assessing the impacts of having a child with achondroplasia on parent well‑being

A paper1 on a Quality of Life research study conducted by Kathryn M. Pfeifer et al aims to develop a better understanding of the experiences of parents of children with achondroplasia.

How does gait differ in children with achondroplasia?

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

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.

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

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.
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