“Our website and Facebook page are born to let everybody know what we’re doing for our Davide. Our aim is to reach out to as many people as we can, in Italy as well as worldwide, who suffer from this very rare disease, so that we can let them know what research is currently doing and we can make them feel they’re not alone… alone as we’ve been for so many years, when Davide’s disease had no name.”
Allan – Herndon – Dudley – Syndrome , which takes its name from William Allan, Florence C. Dudley, and C. Nash Herndon, is expressed by a mutation in the gene of the monocarboxylate transporter 8 ( MCT8 ) ( SLC16A2 ) that is located on the X chromosome in males. Allan – Herndon – Dudley Syndrome ( AHDS ) is a form of mental retardation, with neuromuscular involvement characterized by hypotonia, muscular hypoplasia and intellectual deficit.
After months of waiting this morning Doctors told us that in the coming weeks we’ll start the clinical trial in Italy giving TRIAC…read more
19 October 2015 – International Thyroid Congress and Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association
Patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), an extremely rare, X-linked disorder causing moderateread more
Davide took part in the campaign Telethon 2015...read more