Aevi Genomic Medicine Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of AEVI-001 in 22q Deletion Syndrome
"We are pleased to have the first patient enrolled into this important study," said
About the Trial (MDGN-NFC1-22Q-101)
The study is being conducted at
About 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a disorder caused by the deletion of a small piece of chromosome 22. Individuals with 22q DS can have a wide range of signs and symptoms including heart abnormalities, cleft palate, and facial abnormalities. Children with 22q DS can also suffer from developmental delays, including delayed growth and speech development, learning disabilities, and are at an increased risk of developing mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Additionally, affected children are more likely than children without 22q DS to have ADHD and developmental conditions, such as ASD, that affect communication and social interaction.
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