Other Names for this Disease
- Familial trembling of the chin
- GSM 1
- Hereditary chin myoclonus
- Hereditary chin tremor/myoclonus
- Hereditary chin-trembling
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The Movement Disorder Society is a professional society that has members from throughout the world.
The Movement Disorder Society International Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
Web site: http://www.movementdisorders.org
Another way to find movement disorders specialists is to connect with advocacy organizations that offer information and supportive resources for movement disorders such as, but not limited to, the group listed below.
Web site: http://www.wemove.org/
Online directory: http://www.wemove.org/TCD/adult.asp
Genetics clinics are a source of information for individuals and families regarding genetic conditions, treatment, inheritance, and genetic risks to other family members. More information about genetic consultations is available from Genetics Home Reference. To find a genetics clinic, we recommend that you contact your primary healthcare provider for a referral.
The following online resources can help you find a genetics professional in your community:
- The National Society for Genetic Counselors provides a searchable directory of US and international genetic counseling services.
- The American College of Medical Genetics has a searchable database of US genetics clinics.
- The University of Kansas Medical Center provides a list of US and international genetic centers, clinics, and departments.
- The American Society of Human Genetics maintains a database of its members, which includes individuals who live outside of the United States. Visit the link to obtain a list of the geneticists in your country, some of whom may be researchers that do not provide medical care.
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- Jarman PR, Wood NW, Davis MT, Davis PV, Bhatia KP, Marsden CD, Davis MB. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1997; http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=1715984&blobtype=pdf. Accessed 7/21/2009.