Other Names for this Disease
- Cerebroocular dysgenesis
- Cerebroocular dysplasia muscular dystrophy syndrome
- Chemke syndrome
- COD-MD syndrome
- Hard +/- E syndrome
- Congenital disorder of glycosylation with developmental anomaly
- Congenital muscular alpha-dystroglycanopathy with brain and eye anomalies
- Congenital muscular dystrophy
- Congenital muscular dystrophy due to dystroglycanopathy
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- How to Get Involved in Research – A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find out about research for a rare disease.
- 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.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Walker-Warburg syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
- ResearchMatch is a free national research registry designed to bring together patients, healthy volunteers and researchers. Anyone from the United States can register with ResearchMatch, and a parent, legal guardian, or caretaker may register on behalf of a volunteer. Researchers from participating institutions use the ResearchMatch database to search for patients or healthy volunteers who meet the study criteria. Many studies are looking for healthy people of all ages, while some are looking for people with specific illnesses. ResearchMatch was developed by major academic institutions across the country and is funded by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Click on the link to learn more about ResearchMatch.
- NIH Clinical Trials and You is a website developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help people learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate.