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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

VACTERL hydrocephaly


Other Names for this Disease
  • Vertebral (V), anal (A), cardiac (C), tracheoesophageal (TE), renal (R) and limb (L) anomalies and hydrocephaly
  • VACTERL association with hydrocephaly
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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.

  • David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis, Friday, September 09, 2011 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Location: UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead , CA
    Description: Themes for 2011; Mechanisms of normal and abnormal morphogenesis including insights from prenatal imaging; Somatic overgrowth; Brain overgrowth; Cortical dysplasia; Signaling pathways in morphogenesis; Angiogenesis and vascular malformations in genetic syndromes

  • Improving Outcomes in Hydrocephalus: Bridging the Gap between Basic Science and Clinical Management, Monday, September 14, 2009 - Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Location: Baltimore, MD
    Description: The major goal of this conference was to understand the critical pathophysiology of hydrocephalus in order to advance clinical applications.

  • Hydrocephalus: Myths, New Facts, Clear Directions, Thursday, September 29, 2005 - Saturday, October 01, 2005
    Location: Marriott White Flint, Bethesda, MD
    Description: Approximately 90% of infants born with spina bifida have hydrocephalus. Other congenital abnormalities such as aqueductal stenosis due to posterior fossa developmental disorders can also cause hydrocephalus. Participants discussed current knowledge gaps in clinical hydrocephalus research.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Vertebral (V), anal (A), cardiac (C), tracheoesophageal (TE), renal (R) and limb (L) anomalies and hydrocephaly
  • VACTERL association with hydrocephaly
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.