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Genetics Home Reference: cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia

Cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia is a rare condition characterized by abnormal development (dysplasia) of the brain (cerebro) and structures in the face (facio) and torso (thoracic). The problems with development lead to the key features of cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia, which include severe intellectual disability, distinctive facial features, and abnormalities of the ribs and spinal bones (). In addition… Read More »

Bhutanese twins still on way home

Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa are on the home stretch to be reunited with their father after arriving five-months ago for separation surgery in Australia. Twenty-month-olds Nima and Dawa will board another flight from Singapore to continue their 22-hour-journey to their Himalayan home with mum Bhumchu Zangmo. The trio left Melbourne Airport on Wednesday night,… Read More »