Other Names for this Disease
- Hydrocephalus, agyria and retinal dysplasia
- Hard syndrome
- Hard +/- E syndrome
- Warburg syndrome
- Chemke 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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- 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.