08
APR
2015
Qionger He, PhD, and Anis Contractor, PhD

FRAXA Funds 2015 Fragile X Research Projects

New 2015 Fragile X research projects have launched!  FRAXA’s mission reaches beyond funding high-quality basic science. We are essentially trying to engineer a Fragile X cure...
12
MAR
2015

Fragile X Treatment: New Research Directions

Re-examining the Nature of Fragile X by Michael Tranfaglia, MD FRAXA Medical Director In the wake of negative results from several high-profile clinical trials in Fragile X,...
11
MAR
2015
bugula

Bryostatin Restores Learning and Memory in Adult Fragile X Mice

Just as the Amazon rainforest may hold a cure for cancer if only scientists can find it, a bizarre marine critter found off the California coast — Bugula neritina—...
11
MAR
2015
neuren video

Neuren Fragile X Study of trofinetide (NNZ-2566) – New sites and video

Three new sites recently joined Neuren Pharmaceuticals’ clinical trial of trofinetide (NNZ-2566) for adolescent and adult males with Fragile X, including UC Davis, led...
11
MAR
2015
Fragile X Team UMass

Fragile X Programs at University of MA, Worcester

Three New Fragile X Programs aimed at improving the lives of individuals with Fragile X Syndrome at UMASS Medical School (UMMS) and UMASS Memorial Health Care (UMMHC) 1....
20
FEB
2015
Simon is weird and wonderful. He's friendly and curious and talks non-stop. He's an athlete and an artist. He's unbelievably generous and crazy stubborn. He often repeats sentences. When his mom reprimands him for something, he'll say,

Fragile X Portraits: Simon

Simon is weird and wonderful. He’s friendly and curious and talks non-stop. He’s an athlete and an artist. He’s unbelievably generous and crazy stubborn. He...
19
FEB
2015
FRAXA investigator Sumantra Chattarji and India Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits FRAXA investigator Dr. Sumantra Chattarji

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited FRAXA investigator, Dr. Sumantra Chattarji, at the new brain center in Bangalore Dr. Chattarji writes that it was quite a...
23
JAN
2015
Fragile X discovery

Rare case uncovers missing clue to Fragile X

Here is another clue to the Fragile X Syndrome mystery, discovered by Dr. Vitaly Klyachko, a professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, along with...
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