CTNNB1 Leading Cause of Misdiagnosed Cerebral Palsy

A recent article from Mark Corbett and Sayaka Kayumi from the University of Adelaide in Australia shows that CTNNB1 can often be misdiagnosed as Cerebral Palsy. Studies show that one-quarter of CP cases are genetic in nature. In their study, CTNNB1 was the most frequently affected gene (4% of diagnoses) in a group of 1345…

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Local South Carolina Family Committed to Finding a Cure

Read about this incredible CTNNB1 family who is making a difference and raising money for research for their daughter Savannah and so many other children just like her. We have all walked down this winding path to a diagnosis in a very similar way. The hope is one day instead of being told “your child…

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Simons Foundation Funds IPSC Cell Lines

The Simons Foundation has agreed to fund the development of 5 IPSC cell lines for preclinical drug testing. We are thankful for the generosity and support of this foundation which is committed to better understanding genetic neurodevelopmental conditions. ACCT is pushing full steam ahead to lay the necessary groundwork to appeal to the FDA for…

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Once Upon a Gene features 4 CTNNB1 Families

If you haven’t subscribed to Once Upon a Gene, produced and narrated by CTNNB1 mama Effie Parks, you are missing out. This weeks show “A Rare Collection, this is Us” features four CTNNB1 moms telling their stories about raising a child with special needs. The podcast as a whole is beautifully produced and truly unites…

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