Below is a summary for the NBEA gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
The online Gene Guide includes more information about NBEA -related syndrome such as the chance of having another child with this condition, behavior and development concerns linked to NBEA -related syndrome or specialists to consider for people with this condition. Share this resource with family members or your clinical providers.
What is NBEA -related syndrome?
NBEA -related syndrome happens when there are changes to the NBEA gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The NBEA gene plays a key role in the communication that happens between brain cells.
Because the NBEA gene is important in brain function, many people who have NBEA -related syndrome have:
- Developmental delay
- Small head size
Research Article Summaries