Finding effective treatments and ultimately

A CURE FOR FRAGILE X SYNDROME

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FRAXA's Impact to Date

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Current FRAXA Funded Fragile X Research

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ONGOING FRAGILE X CLINICAL TRIALS AND STUDIES

Current Clinical Trials
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TEAMS ACTIVELY RESEARCHING FRAGILE X

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GENE THERAPY AND PROTEIN REPLACEMENT STUDIES

Current Studies
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PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOMEDICAL PARTNERS

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COUNTRIES ARE HOME TO RESEARCH TEAMS

What is Fragile X Syndrome?

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities. It affects 1 in 4,000 boys and 1 in 6,000 girls worldwide.

Fragile X syndrome occurs when a single gene on the X chromosome shuts down. This gene makes a protein needed for normal brain development. In FXS it does not work properly, the protein is not made, and the brain does not develop as it should.

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How Does FRAXA Help?

FRAXA’s mission is to find effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Fragile X syndrome. We directly fund research grants and fellowships at top universities around the world. We partner with biomedical and pharmaceutical companies, large and small, to bridge the gap between research discoveries and actual treatments.

Treatments for Fragile X are likely to help people affected by autism, Alzheimer’s, and other brain disorders.

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Latest Fragile X News & Updates

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The FRAXA Biotech Games in 2020

As many of you might have guessed, the 2020 FRAXA Biotech Games had to shift this year to a virtual event. However, the commitment was still there. Throughout the month of September, 39 teams of 4 took time out of their busy schedules to come together every Thursday to connect and show their support for Fragile X research.
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Bryostatin-1 in Long-term Use Seen to Arrest Fragile X Symptoms in Mouse Model

Long-term, but not short-term, treatment with bryostatin-1 — Neurotrope’s lead investigational therapy — arrested such behavioral and cognitive symptoms as hyperactivity, difficulties with daily life activities, and learning and memory deficits in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome.
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Arbaclofen Returns After 7 Years!

Allos Pharma Inc, a late-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for neurodevelopmental disorders, has announced the exclusive license rights on IP and documentation for arbaclofen in fragile X syndrome (FXS).
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