Category: Research News

Research Report

Dr José Aragon-Martin turned lockdown into ‘heads down’, honing his sequencing skills, analysing his datasets and submitting two manuscript
10 Dec 2020

Gastrointestinal Disturbances in Marfan syndrome

​A significant proportion of patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS) have gastrointestinal disturbances constituting irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
11 Jun 2020

Marfan Trust Collaborates with Cambridge University

Frozen skin cell samples donated in the past by Marfan syndrome patients are being wakened up to test new medications in the laboratory
4 Jun 2020

Marfan Research Continues

The Sonalee Lab wants to reassure everyone that we have not stopped working on our Marfan research programme
26 May 2020

New Gene Discovered for Non-Marfan Scoliosis (Spinal Curvature)

​The discovery of Genetic Mutation in TTLL11 Gene will allow us to screen children of a scoliosis parent
6 May 2020

AIMS Results Show Irbesartan is Effective in Marfan Syndrome

Results show that the drug Irbesartan reduces aortic dilatation in children and young adults with Marfan syndrome
5 May 2020

More Choice for Marfans patients with New "External" Wrap Technique

'PEARS' is a new external ‘wrap’ technique for treatment of ascending aortic aneurysm, is gaining support worldwide
27 Nov 2019

AIMS Study Paper Accepted for Publication

The Marfan Trust has an important paper accepted for publication based on its groundbreaking study
20 Nov 2019

Sonalee Laboratory Wish List 2019

The Sonalee Laboratory is sponsored by the Marfan Trust to undertake research in to Marfan syndrome
1 May 2019

Sonalee Laboratory Update

We have been able to upgrade lots of equipment, attend one of the ASHG Conferences and host a number of students
1 May 2019

Incidence of Pneumothorax in Marfan Syndrome

What is the correct incidence of pneumothorax (free air in the chest cavity that causes the lungs to collapse) in Marfan syndrome?
9 Oct 2018

Management of Pain in Marfan Syndrome

Research by Natasha Anieh-Benno, medical student, St George’s University of London

8 Oct 2018

AIMS Trial - Results Positive

AIMS trial results show that Irbesartan is well tolerated with very few side effects
10 Sep 2018

The Acceptability of Prenatal Diagnosis & Pre-Implantation

Latest research can help decisions when starting a family
6 Sep 2017

Update and Diagnoses

Latest diagnostic approaches
30 May 2017
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