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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Tay-Sachs disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • GM2 gangliosidosis, type 1
  • HexA deficiency
  • B variant GM2 gangliosidosis
  • Hexosaminidase A deficiency
  • Hexosaminidase alpha-subunit deficiency (variant B)
Related Diseases
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Research

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Tay-Sachs disease. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.

Patient Registry

  • The Lysosomal Disease Network is a team of doctors, nurses, research coordinators, and research labs throughout the U.S., working together to improve the lives of people with this condition through research. The Lysosomal Disease Network has a registry for patients who wish to be contacted about clinical research opportunities.
Other Names for this Disease
  • GM2 gangliosidosis, type 1
  • HexA deficiency
  • B variant GM2 gangliosidosis
  • Hexosaminidase A deficiency
  • Hexosaminidase alpha-subunit deficiency (variant B)
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.