Researchers Identify and Correct Mutation Defects in Premature Aging Disease ...
Cockayne syndrome (CS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by photosensitivity, severe neurological and developmental defects, and dramatically precocious aging. Premature aging was once thought to be a process associated with this disease and ...
Mitochondrial Disease News - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:36



With daughter rapidly aging, Maryland Jewish family finds joy in moment
Because she was born with a rare disorder called Cockayne syndrome, she is aging much faster than other people. She may suffer from hearing loss and cataracts when she is still a child. While her life expectancy is hard to determine, given how few ...
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:31



Scientists uncover role of HTRA3 protease in Cockayne syndrome
Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and CNRS, in collaboration with scientists from the Institut Gustave Roussy and CEA, have succeeded in restoring normal activity in cells isolated from patients with the premature aging disease Cockayne syndrome.
News-Medical.net - Fri, 22 May 2015 07:53

Premature Ageing: Defects in Diseased Cells Identified and Corrected
Scicasts (press release) (blog) - Fri, 22 May 2015 04:01



Joey D's replaces Atlanta Bread Co. on Manatee Avenue West
The date is also special to the Dennis family because it marks the 15th year since Joey Dennis, Bobby and Tommy's brother, died at age 32 from Cockayne syndrome. The rare disease causes improper development of the nervous system and stunted growth.
Bradenton Herald - Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:31



Butterfly Bash!
The dinner benefit was hosted by Nikki Eberstein in honor of her daughter Jamison Rose, diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome, a rare genetic condition with no cures or treatments. We snapped her, right, with presenting sponsors Tower Cos' Brian and Shari ...
Bisnow - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:30



Witham sisters with life-ending Cockayne Syndrome are being helped by hero ...
Jodie Barden, 28, of Speedwell Close, Witham, is the mother of eight-year-old Ella and one-year-old Chloe, who both suffer from Cockayne Syndrome and have a life expectancy of 12. The former graphic designer, who is now the girls' full-time carer, is ...
Essex Chronicle - Fri, 03 Apr 2015 22:03



Children in Need awards £226000 to Merseyside charities
Wirral based charity, Amy & Friends is awarded £75,000 to help with their work in supporting children with Cockayne Syndrome and their families. The syndrome causes premature ageing in children and drastically shortens their life expectancy. Set-up by ...
Liverpool Echo - Thu, 09 Jul 2015 05:01



Heartbroken mother Jodie Barden forced to plan funerals for BOTH her daughters ...
Mrs Barden, 28, is mother to eight-year-old Ella and one-year-old Chloe, who both suffer from Cockayne Syndrome and have a life expectancy of just 12. Cockayne Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder, which is characterised by a failure to gain weight, ...
Daily Mail - Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:32


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