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X-linked periventricular heterotopia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia
  • BPNH
  • Heterotopia familial nodular
  • Heterotopia periventricular X-linked dominant
  • NHBP
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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of research activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. Although these projects may not conduct studies on humans, you may want to contact the investigators to learn more. To search for studies, click on the link and enter the disease name in the "Terms Search" box. Then click "Submit Query".
  • The Christopher A. Walsh Laboratory is interested in the development of the cerebral cortex.¬†Abnormal development of the cerebral cortex in humans results in epilepsy, autism, mental retardation, dyslexia, and other learning disorders, and perhaps some psychiatric conditions as well. Several of their projects are directed at trying to understand the basic biology of the cortex by studying the mutations that disturb its development. Conditions that they are currently researching include: double cortex syndrome, periventricular heterotopia, schizencephaly, perisylvian polymicrogyria and Walker Warburg syndrome. Click on the link above to access further information about this research.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia
  • BPNH
  • Heterotopia familial nodular
  • Heterotopia periventricular X-linked dominant
  • NHBP
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.