Posts Tagged ‘CNS’

Fibrotic healing, which can cause scarring, results from the persistence of myofibroblasts. Myofibroblasts are characterized by excess cell surface expression of integrin alpha-v-beta-5 that participates in generating fibrosis through increased cell adhesion and by direct activation of the fibrotic growth factor, ...

At the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Drs. Elliott Rose, Peter Taub, Eric Jablonka and Ilya Shnaydman have developed the digitally based RoSE Facial Grading System software program for portable tablets (iPads) and computers to objectively measure smile (facial expression) symmetry in the facial paralysis ...

Phelin-McDermid Syndrome (PMS) is a rare genetic syndrome, with a wide range of severity of symptoms, including intellectual disabilities, sleep disorders, and seizures, as well as motor and vocalization symptoms. PMS is caused by disruption of the SHANK3/ProSAP2 gene on the terminal of chromosome 22. Approximately 600 cases are known ...

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a collection of development disorders characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. In addition to social deficits, ASD can also result in intellectual delays, irritability, problems with motor coordination, and additional physical ailments including gastrointestinal issues. It is estimated ...

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a collection of development disorders of unknown etiology characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. In addition to social deficits, ASD can also result in intellectual delays, irritability, problems with motor coordination, and additional physical ailments including gastrointestinal issues. It is ...