About FoxG1

 

FOXG1 syndrome is a condition characterised by impaired development and structural brain abnormalities. Affected infants are small at birth, and their heads grow more slowly than normal, leading to an unusually small head size (microcephaly) by early childhood. The condition is associated with a particular pattern of brain malformations that includes a thin or underdeveloped connection between the right and left halves of the brain (a structure called the corpus callosum), reduced folds and grooves (gyri) on the surface of the brain, and a smaller than usual amount of brain tissue known as white matter.

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Our Mission

Increase Awareness

Accelerate Medical Research

Provide Support To Families

TOGETHER WE WILL FIND A CURE

 

Imagine if you were not able to sit, Imagine if you are not able to walk, Imagine if you were not able to talk by yourselves, these are some of the challenges faced by children affected by FoxG1 syndrome everyday! Now imagine if we could change all that. What IF you could make a difference? The goal of FoxG1 Foundation Australia is to provide hope and support for individuals with FOXG1 and their families via any means possible. We are their voice.

Research

Phenomenal advances in genetics and research are enabling ground breaking discoveries everyday.

Genetics

The human body has 20,000 genes. Genes are like little machines that make protiens. FoxG1 is one of those genes

Hope

2014 saw the worlds first case of gene editing resulting in saving the life of a girl and Lyla made headlines around the world.

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Family Stories

KUSHAGRA SINGHA

PARENTS: MONIKA & VIVEK

Together we can end childhood suffering

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