Spielmeyer-Vogt disease

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Synonyms for Spielmeyer-Vogt disease

a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death

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Beyond Batten Disease Foundation was started in 2008 by Craig and Charlotte Benson of Austin after their then five-year-old daughter, Christiane, was diagnosed with Batten disease.
Each team can have up to eight runners and they are all raising funds for Beyond Batten Disease Foundation in addition to their run training.
The test represents a cornerstone goal of the BBDF: to prevent Batten Disease and other genetic diseases by providing a low-cost, genetic test to screen couples prior to pregnancy for the disease-causing mutations.
The disorder afflicts infants and young children, and the three most common forms of NCL--infantile, late infantile and juvenile onset--are often referred to as Batten disease.
The Foundation is also focused on developing a single, inexpensive blood test to detect the gene mutations for Batten disease and hundreds of rare genetic diseases.
The disorder afflicts infants and young children, and the three most common forms of NCL -- infantile, late infantile and juvenile onset -- are often referred to as Batten disease.
Southern Living will donate their $10,000 category prize to the charity of their choice, which is the Batten Disease Support Research Association.
Batten disease is a terrible affliction, and this trial is the first step on the path toward a treatment for this devastating disease and potentially other lysosomal storage disorders.
We are currently investigating the Company's proprietary HuCNS-SC[TM] human neural stem cell product in a clinical trial for Batten disease and future studies could potentially employ this labeling agent.
This infusion of new capital is one critical factor toward enabling us to initiate our first clinical trial in Batten disease in 2005.
The disorder afflicts infants and young children, and the three most common forms of NCLCoinfantile, late infantile and juvenile onsetCoare often referred to as Batten disease.
The purpose of that IND will be to evaluate the Company's proprietary human neural stem cell as therapeutic for Batten Disease, a rare, always fatal neurodegenerative disease that is a member of the Lysosomal Storage Disease family.
NDRI's current tissue catalogue contains disease-relevant frozen specimens from rare diseases including ALS, amyloidosis, Batten disease, DiGeorge syndrome, Huntington's disease, Lewy body dementia, Marfan syndrome, muscular dystrophy, lupus, progressive supranuclear palsy, and sarcoidosis.
The increase in net loss from 2003 to 2004 for the quarter reported was primarily attributable to the expenditures required for toxicology studies, supplies, personnel and other external services in preparation for submitting our first IND (Investigational New Drug filing) to the FDA, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of our human neural stem cells as a treatment for Batten disease.