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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Hemimegalencephaly


Other Names for this Disease
  • Macrencephaly
  • Unilateral Megalencephaly
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • Second International Workshop On Brain Plasticity, Hemispheric Specialization, and Neuro-Rehabilitation After Cerebral Hemispherectomy, Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014
    Location: Paradise Pier Hotel at Disneyland, Anaheim, CA
    Description: <p>The main objective of this interdisciplinary conference is to focus on the current state of scientific knowledge in neuro-rehabilitation/habilitation, neuro-reorganization, and cognition after cerebral hemispherectomy, with an aim toward advancing clinical practice by formulating a five-year research strategy to compile comprehensive guidelines for recovery. A conference summary will also be disseminated.</p>

  • Cerebellar Development: Bench to Bedside 2006 International Conference, Thursday, November 09, 2006 - Sunday, November 12, 2006
    Location: Washington, DC
    Description: This meeting addressed human disorders and animal models and focused mainly on mouse and zebrafish. Session topics included delineation of syndromes, gene identification, molecular analysis, prenatal diagnosis, cerebellar patterning, cell specification, neuronal migration, and genetic pathways.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Macrencephaly
  • Unilateral Megalencephaly
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.