Fragile X Syndrome is the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities. It affects 1 in 4000 boys and 1 in 6000 girls worldwide, of all races. The cause: a single missing protein, which is vital for normal brain function.
People with Fragile X Syndrome have options. Clinical trials are underway and more treatment approaches are in the pipeline. Our mission: to find effective treatments and a cure for Fragile X. FRAXA has funded $25,000,000 in research worldwide, which means hundreds of teams are in their labs right now, testing, seeking, discovering.