Project information

LOWE SYNDROME CYSTS WITHIN BRAIN, KIDNEYS AND SKIN

Various multi-organ symptoms are characteristic of Lowe syndrome, but skin lesions have rarely been researched. Cysts within Lowe syndrome can occur in many places including the mouth, kidneys, brain and skin. The project will aim to understand more about cysts and potential treatment.

February 2012 - February 2015

Charity information: The Lowe Syndrome Trust

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  • Need

    Need

    Lowe Syndrome external and internal cysts.

    Solution

    The project will research Lowe syndrome and cysts to better understand the cause and potential treatment to solve the problems.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    The aim is to better understand the Lowe syndrome symptom of cysts and treatment.

    Activities

    » as per research project

    Success will be determinted as to better knoweldge of Lowe syndrome and potential treatment.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Children suffer from external and internal cysts. It is suggested that cysts may be the cause of Lowe seizures in some cases and so the project will help better understand if this is accurate and if so potential treatment to remove the cyst.

    Risk

    There are no risks.

    Reporting

    The Trust will update regularlyt to donars by email and post or telephone.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £150,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £150,000 CYSTS LOWE Research Project
  • Background

    Location

    The Project will take place at University of Sheffield.

    Beneficiaries

    Children diagnosed with Lowe Syndrome.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    It is the only charity in the UK for the diseae and the main charity worldwide funding research,

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Albert Ong

    Professor