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News and Comment This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENTS Research Support for Problems in Neurophysiology.—Funds are now available for basic or clinical research in neurophysiology, the Dysautonomia Association announced today.The Association will support research related to the clinical entity known as familial dysautonomia, a disease caused by dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. It will also support any type of study that might lead to a better understanding of nervous system functions at a basic level as a stepping stone to the understanding of a disease process.The Association will submit all requests for grants to its medical advisory board for evaluation. Requests should be addressed to Harold M. Newman, President, Dysautonomia Association, 2 W. 46th St., New York 19.Familial dysautonomia was first described as a clinical entity in 1949 by Riley, Day, Greeley, and Langford, and has acquired the eponym "Riley-Day" syndrome. It is thought to be a congenitally acquired state of genetic origin. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6916
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1959.02070020123014
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENTS Research Support for Problems in Neurophysiology.—Funds are now available for basic or clinical research in neurophysiology, the Dysautonomia Association announced today.The Association will support research related to the clinical entity known as familial dysautonomia, a disease caused by dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. It will also support any type of study that might lead to a better understanding of nervous system functions at a basic level as a stepping stone to the understanding of a disease process.The Association will submit all requests for grants to its medical advisory board for evaluation. Requests should be addressed to Harold M. Newman, President, Dysautonomia Association, 2 W. 46th St., New York 19.Familial dysautonomia was first described as a clinical entity in 1949 by Riley, Day, Greeley, and Langford, and has acquired the eponym "Riley-Day" syndrome. It is thought to be a congenitally acquired state of genetic origin.

Journal

A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1959

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