Fragile X Support Group Visit Our SIDB Labs

November 23rd, 2023

This week, we had a Fragile X support group visit our SIDB labs for a tour and to ask questions.

SYNGAP1 Family Day

October 11th, 2023

Last Saturday (7th October), the Patrick Wild Centre (PWC) hosted the 3rd SYNGAP1 family day in Edinburgh, co-organised with SYNGAP1-UK.

FRAXA funding awarded to Patrick Wild Centre members investigating touch processing in Fragile X Syndrome

September 8th, 2023

Congratulations to Damien Wright on becoming a FRAXA postdoctoral fellow studying somatosensory processing in people with fragile X syndrome. Sensory sensitivities are increasingly recognised as important causes of anxiety and distress in people with fragile X syndrome, with recent studies highlighting the potential importance of touch sensitivity in particular. In order to develop interventions for these issues, we first need a valid and reliable way to measure sensitivity to touch in people with fragile X. Damien, supported by Patrick Wild …