Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Discover the latest research on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis here.
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), the most frequent peroxisomal disorder, is an X-linked disorder caused by a defect in the metabolism of long chain fatty acids leading to demyelination, neurodegeneration, and death. Here is the latest research.
Alexander disease is a rare neurological disorder caused by mutations in the astrocyte-specific intermediate filament protein glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP). Here is the latest research.
Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. Discover the latest research on Asperger syndrome here.
Autism spectrum disorder is associated with challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, and often accompanied by sensory sensitivities and medical issues. Here is the latest research.
Batten Disease is a group of nervous system disorders known as neuronal ceroid lipfuscinosis. This feed focuses on neurobiological and neuropathological aspects of this disease. Discover more here.
This feed focuses on influences that affect the developing brain including genetics, fetal development, prenatal care, and gene-environment interactions. Here is the latest research in this field.
Canavan disease is an autosomal recessive degenerative disorder that causes progressive damage to nerve cells in the brain, and is one of the most common degenerative cerebral diseases of infancy. Discover the latest research on Canavan disease here.
Spactic cereberal palsy is one of the most common types of cerebral palsy that stems from an upper motor neuron lesion in the brain. Discover the latest research on cerebral palsy and spasticity here.
Congenital brain malformations are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients younger than 2 years. Discover the latest research on congenital brain malformations here.
Developmental coordination disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder with an estimated prevalence of 2-6% in school-aged children. Discover the latest research on developmental coordination disorder here.
Dravet syndrome, previously known as severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy (SMEI), is a rare, catastrophic, lifelong form of epilepsy with frequent and/or prolonged seizures that are often triggered by hot temperatures or fever. Discover the latest research on Dravet syndrome here.
Globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD) or Krabbe disease is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by the deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme galactocerebrosidase (GALC). Discover the latest research on globoid cell leukodystrophy here.
Leigh syndrome, caused by a dysfunction in mitochondrial energy metabolism, is an inherited, heterogeneous, and progressive neurodegenerative disorder of infancy and childhood. Discover the latest research on Leigh syndrome here.
Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a lysosomal storage disease which is commonly listed in the family of leukodystrophies as well as among the sphingolipidoses as it affects the metabolism of sphingolipids. Discover the latest research on metachromatic leukodystrophy here.
Neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (hie) is a devastating disease that primarily causes neuronal and white matter injury and is among the leading cause of death among infants. Discover the latest research here.
Neonatal seizures are the most common neurological emergency in the neonatal period and are associated with a poor long-term outcome. Discover the latest research on neonatal seizures here.
Neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) and autism spectrum disorder, although most commonly considered in childhood, can be lifelong conditions. Here is the latest research.
Nodding Syndrome is a neurological and epileptiform disorder characterized by psychomotor, mental, and growth retardation. Discover the latest research on Nodding Syndrome here.
Pediatric epilepsy is characterized by multiple epilepsy syndromes with specific developmental triggers. Discover the latest research on pediatric epilepsy here.
Pediatric sleep disorders are common, affecting approximately 25% to 40% of children and adolescents. Here is the latest research.
Pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) including autistic disorder, Asperger’s, and PDD not otherwise specified, are neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood onset. Discover the latest research on pervasive developmental disorders here.
Rett syndrome is a severe neurological disorder caused by mutations in the X-linked gene methyl-CpG-binding protein 2. Discover the latest research on Rett syndrome here.
Stem cell neuronal differentiation provides an excellent cellular model with which to examine the impact of neurodevelopmental disorders. Discover the latest research on Stem Cells in neurodevelopment disorders here.
Tay Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder due to β-hexosaminidase A deficiency caused by mutations in the HEXA gene. Discover the latest research on Tay-Sachs disease here.