Below is a summary for the CIC gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
The online Gene Guide includes more information about CIC such as the chance of having another child with this condition, behavior and development concerns linked to CIC-related syndrome or specialists to consider for people with this condition. Share this resource with family members or your clinical providers.
What is CIC-related syndrome?
CIC-related syndrome happens when there are changes to the CIC gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The CIC gene helps control other genes in the cell.
Because the CIC gene is important in the development and function of brain cells, many people who have CIC-related syndrome have:
- Intellectual disability and developmental disability
Do people with CIC-related syndrome look different?
People who have CIC-related syndrome do not look different.
Learn more about CIC and connect with other Simons Searchlight families with the resources below.
Research Article Summaries