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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • Broad gyri of cerebrum
  • Large gyri of cerebrum
  • Macrogyria
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Cortical Foundation
    PO Box 201302
    Austin, TX 78720
    Telephone: 512-761-4375

  • The Lissencephaly Network, Inc (Canada)
    1549 Regent Street
    Regina Saskatchewan S4N 1S1
    Telephone: 306-569-0146
    Fax: 306-522-1153

  • The Lissencephaly Network, Inc (USA)
    10408 Bitterroot Court
    Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    Fax: 260-432-4310

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support