Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Man’s Rare Genetic Defect Found To Be Cause of EDS in Daughter

A rare genetic mutation that arose in a man well before his birth was the cause of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) in his daughter, a case study reported. This finding marks only the second reported case of EDS being transmitted through what’s known as gonosomal mosaicism. Study researchers suggested that “further observations will…

Features of Musculocontractural EDS Described for 1st Time in Study

An international study involving the largest group of patients worldwide, to date, has for the first time detailed clinical and molecular features of the rare musculocontractural form of Ehlers−Danlos (EDS) syndrome. This form of the condition is characterized by several malformations and progressive fragility-related symptoms, the study…

Ehlers-Danlos Society Launches Center of Excellence Program

Seeking to reduce the average 10–12 year wait time for the diagnosis of a hypermobility spectrum disorder, the Ehlers-Danlos Society has created the Center of Excellence program to better educate both patients and physicians about these diseases. The goal is to assist people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)…