Kallmann’s syndrome, a neuronal migration defect

Infertility and inability to smell are the phenotypical features of Kallmann’s syndrome (KS), a genetic disease which affects 1 in 10,000 males and 1 in 50,000 females, the majority of the cases being sporadic. The molecular pathogenesis of KS is complex but mainly referable to the impairment of olfactory axon development and of the migration of… CONTINUE READING