Research Progress Related to Marfan Syndrome

Researchers are studying Marfan syndrome to better understand the cause and treatments, in hopes to prevent and cure the disorder.

Research topics include:

  • Genetics of inheritable connective tissue disorders to better understand the gene mutations in Marfan Syndrome.
  • Treatments for heart and eye complications related to the disease.
  • Medication trials to help treat and prevent heart-related complications.
  • Surgical treatments and tools to manage aortic aneurysms.
  • Tools to better diagnose and monitor heart-related complications.

For more info

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

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National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

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American Heart Association

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The Marfan Foundation

Website: (en inglés)

National Organization for Rare Disorders

Website: (en inglés)

If you need more information about available resources in your language or other languages, please visit our webpages below or contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at You can also find a variety of information from organizations that are NIAMS Coalition Members.

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