Temporal manipulation of Cdkl5 reveals essential postdevelopmental functions and reversible CDKL5 deficiency disorder–related deficits

Temporal manipulation of Cdkl5 reveals essential postdevelopmental functions and reversible CDKL5 deficiency disorder–related deficits CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD) is an early onset, neurodevelopmental syndrome associated with pathogenic variants in the X-linked gene encoding cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 (CDKL5). CDKL5 has been implicated in neuronal synapse maturation, yet its postdevelopmental necessity and the reversibility of CDD-associated impairments…

Penn Study Suggests Genetic Disease CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder Could Be Treatable after Childhood

Penn Study Suggests Genetic Disease CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder Could Be Treatable after Childhood Researchers find that restoring CDKL5 gene activity reverses many disease signs in young adult mice October 15, 2021   PHILADELPHIA— A devastating genetic disease called CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD), which strikes in early childhood, may be significantly treatable even in adulthood, a new…

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Collaboration with Orion Corporation for European Commercialization of Ganaxolone

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Collaboration with Orion Corporation for European Commercialization of Ganaxolone We are excited to share that today Marinus Pharmaceuticals announced it signed an exclusive European market collaboration with Finland-based pharmaceutical company Orion Corporation. Marinus has received a $30 million upfront payment and is expected to receive around $115 million in R&D reimbursement and commercialization milestone payments for its compound…

Ultragenyx update, May 2021

Ultragenyx update, May 2021 May 26, 2021 Dear Families Living with CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder, While some of you may already know our company from previous presentations at scientific meetings, we are now pleased to provide your community with a more formal communication regarding Ultragenyx’s research on CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD). Ultragenyx is currently in the…

CDKL5 International family conference

CDKL5 Alliance International Virtual Family Conference The CDKL5 Alliance is pleased to present this year’s International Virtual Family Conference on Saturday, June 19th, 2021. The conference will be ‘a la carte’, meaning you will be able to visit the cdkl5alliance.org website on the 19th or afterwards and view pre-recorded presentations from the speakers outlined in the agenda below.…