Recent News

01
APR
2014

Experimental Drug FRAX486 Reverses Schizophrenia In Mice

A new study shows that one of a class of compounds known as PAK inhibitors, appears to have reversed behaviors associated with schizophrenia and restored some lost brain cell...
26
MAR
2014

New clue to Fragile X and autism found inside brain cells

Researchers led by Dr. Karen O’Malley at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have published results of their work on mGluR5 and Fragile X syndrome....
25
MAR
2014

What Treatments Work for FXTAS?

Many older family members in the fragile X community are affected by FXTAS (Fragile X-associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome). We all hope that knowing the underlying cause of...
11
MAR
2014

Postdoctoral and Graduate Students welcome at Gordon Research Seminar on Fragile X and Autism

The role of the early-career researcher in today’s biological sciences cannot be overstated. Every seminal finding, advance and path-breaking work has as its lead author a...

Family Stories

08
NOV
2013
Elizabeth Higgins Clark

This Is My Brother, speech by Elizabeth Clark at FRAXA’s Fall X Ball

In a heartfelt, humorous and insightful speech, Elizabeth Higgins Clark imparts the inspiration and love she has received from her brother, David, who has Fragile X Syndrome. ...
23
AUG
2013

Fragile X » Local News » Valdosta Daily Times

Before support groups, one mother, son found their own community by Dean Poling, The Valdosta Daily Times VALDOSTA — June Lawson remembers a time before golf tournaments like...
07
JUL
2013

Darren’s Smile

Darren’s Smile – This is a very difficult post to write because it is about a son, Darren, who has passed away. Darren’s dad has written a memoir – a beautiful...
11
JUL
2012

Special Son – song in honor of Brett

Special Son – song in honor of Brett, who has Fragile X – by Mark Mindell Jul 4 2012 Special Son – this great mp3 is in honor of all special children like Mark’s son, Brett,...
12
share this Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on StumbleUpon