Oct 12, 2011 PXE News

October 12, 2011
Lay Summary: The Effects of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) on the Placenta and Pregnancy
Early literature on pregnancy in women with pseudoxanthoma elasticum [PXE] contained reports of severe complications. However, more recent studies do not support that recommendation and to date, there is no strong evidence linking PXE to complications during pregnancy for the mother or the fetus.

Oct 28, 2011 PXE News

October 28, 2011
Rescue of ABCC6 Disease-Causing Mutations in Mouse Liver
In a very complex experiment, a team of PXE researchers led by Dr. Váradi and Dr. Le Saux were able to rescue some function in an ABCC6 gene with disease-causing mutations in a live mouse liver. This news is very exciting and may have some application to a future therapy for pseudoxanthoma elasticum in humans.

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