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Isolated Lissencephaly Sequence (ILS), X-Linked Lissencepahly (XLIS), Subcortical Band Heterotopia (SBH), Miller-Dieker Syndrome (MDS), Microcephaly, Microlissencephaly (MLIS), Norman-Roberts Syndrome (NRS), Lissencephaly with Cerebellar Hypoplasia (LCH), Polymicrogyria (PMG), Schizencephaly (SCH), Muscle-Eye-Brain (MEB) Disease, and Walker-Warburg Syndrome (WWS),  Chromosome 17p13.3 deletion

Lissencephaly Network, Inc.
716 Autumn Ridge
Fort Wayne, IN 46804-6402
Phone: (219) 432-4310 Contact: Dianna Fitzgerald
Fax: (219) 749-6337
Web site:
E-mail: or
see  Genetics Page (recurrence rates for different types) and Lissencephaly Types and Genetics
Lissencephaly Network
c/o Debbie Bloor
1549 Regent Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 1S1 CANADA
Phone:  306-569-0146
Lissencephaly Launch Pad, United Kingdom (parents web site)
39 Barlows Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham  B15 2PN  England
Phone: +44 (0)121 455 0981
Web Page:

Lissencephaly Contact Group,  UK,  

Also See:

Malformed Brains

Brain and Tissue Banks for Developmental Disorders - Telephone: 1-800-847-1539
(in contract with The National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development)
Accepts donations of organs and tissues from babies, children, fetuses, etc. who have died from chromosome disorders, encephalopathies, amnioacidopathies, leukodystrophies, lysosomal disorders, neurological disorders, SIDS, unexplained MR, autism, etc. The tissue is utilized in research.

To locate a genetic counselor or clinical geneticist in your area:

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