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Behr syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Optic atrophy, infantile hereditary, Behr complicated form of
  • Optic atrophy in early childhood, associated with ataxia, spasticity, mental retardation, and posterior column sensory loss
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2011 Neurobiology of Disease in Children Symposium: Childhood Ataxia, Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Location: Savannah, GA
    Description: The overall aims of this NDC symposia are to (1) review scientific advances and determine their relevance to current and future clinical practice in child neurology; (2) coordinate efforts among various clinical and basic science disciplines, lay organizations, and the NIH to review current research initiatives and define future directions; and (3) disseminate symposia proceedings to ensure that clinical and basic science disciplines are informed about scientific advances, current research initiatives, and future directions. NDC symposia have brought together clinicians, scientists, caregivers, and NIH program officers to determine how research findings can be translated to enhance clinical understanding and affect clinical practice.

  • Nutritional Challenges in the High-Risk Infant, Monday, September 14, 2009 - Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Location: DC Metro Area,
    Description: Evidence was critically evaluated at this workshop. Current gaps in knowledge in this area were identified and research priorities were formulated. The workshop summary will provide NICHD and the scientific community a template to address the scientific and clinical issues related to nutrition and neonatal care.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Optic atrophy, infantile hereditary, Behr complicated form of
  • Optic atrophy in early childhood, associated with ataxia, spasticity, mental retardation, and posterior column sensory loss
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.