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The neurogenetics service provides comprehensive neurologic evaluation, genetic counseling, genetic testing, and management for genetic conditions affecting the nervous system.

Neurogenetics Services

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics combines the expertise of the physician and genetic counselor to provide a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation for individuals who have or are suspected to have a genetic condition affecting the nervous system. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia
  • Ataxia, including:
    • Spinocerebellar
    • Episodic
    • Cerebellar
    • Friedreich’s
  • Leukodystrophy/leukoencephalopathy
    • Metachromatic leukodystrophy
    • Adult-onset autosomal dominant leukodystrophy (ADLD)
    • Zellweger syndrome spectrum disorders
    • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease
  • Hemiplegic migraine
  • Rare, single gene disorders

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