Keyword: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

NIH: novel gene may drive progression of rare neuropathy in children

Neuropathy is a condition associated with a progressive decline in motor and sensory function; as such, patients can suffer from a wide range of symptoms, including muscle weakness and pain. National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists now identify a genetic cause that might reveal itself as a potential drug target for a rare form of neuropathy.