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Menkes Disease: NICHD Research Information

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The NICHD is a leader in the efforts to understand, detect, and treat Menkes disease and related conditions. Researchers are working to identify the genetic causes of the disease, understand how the responsible genes participate in neurologic processes, dissect disease mechanisms, and use all this knowledge to improve outcomes through treatments including gene therapy.

Last Reviewed: 08/14/2013
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology