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Fatal Familial Insomnia

An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by degeneration of the THALAMUS and progressive insomnia. It is caused by a mutation in the prion protein (PRIONS).
Also Known As:
Insomnia, Fatal Familial; Familial Fatal Insomnia; Insomnia Familial Fatal; Familial Fatal Insomnias; Familial Fatal, Insomnia; Familial Fatals, Insomnia; Fatal Familial Insomnias; Fatal Insomnia, Familial; Fatal Insomnias, Familial; Fatal, Insomnia Familial; Fatals, Insomnia Familial; Insomnia Familial Fatals; Insomnia, Familial Fatal; Insomnias, Familial Fatal; Insomnias, Fatal Familial
Networked: 90 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 6 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Prion Diseases (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies)
2. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease)
3. Kuru
4. Scrapie
5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)

Experts

1. Montagna, Pasquale: 4 articles (11/2008 - 12/2002)
2. Lugaresi, Elio: 4 articles (11/2008 - 12/2002)
3. Cortelli, Pietro: 4 articles (11/2008 - 12/2002)
4. Gambetti, Pierluigi: 4 articles (03/2006 - 12/2002)
5. Shi, Qi: 3 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)
6. Dong, Xiao-Ping: 3 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)
7. Chen, Cao: 3 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)
8. Zhang, Xiao-Mei: 3 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)
9. Tian, Chan: 2 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)
10. Zhou, Wei: 2 articles (04/2015 - 01/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Fatal Familial Insomnia:
1. Codon (Codons)IBA
2. Methionine (L-Methionine)FDA Link
3. Valine (L-Valine)FDA Link
4. Acquired CJDIBA
5. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)FDA Link
7. Progeria short stature pigmented neviIBA
8. PrionsIBA
9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)IBA
10. Aspartic Acid (Aspartate)FDA Link