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Leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter


Other Names for this Disease
  • Childhood ataxia with diffuse central nervous system hypomyelination
  • CACH syndrome
  • CACH/VWM syndrome
  • Myelinosis centralis diffusa
  • Cree leukoencehalopathy
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NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2011 Neurobiology of Disease in Children Symposium: Childhood Ataxia, Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Location: Savannah, GA
    Description: The overall aims of this NDC symposia are to (1) review scientific advances and determine their relevance to current and future clinical practice in child neurology; (2) coordinate efforts among various clinical and basic science disciplines, lay organizations, and the NIH to review current research initiatives and define future directions; and (3) disseminate symposia proceedings to ensure that clinical and basic science disciplines are informed about scientific advances, current research initiatives, and future directions. NDC symposia have brought together clinicians, scientists, caregivers, and NIH program officers to determine how research findings can be translated to enhance clinical understanding and affect clinical practice.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Childhood ataxia with diffuse central nervous system hypomyelination
  • CACH syndrome
  • CACH/VWM syndrome
  • Myelinosis centralis diffusa
  • Cree leukoencehalopathy
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.