Prof Hans Lochmuller's research will look at the following rare diseases: Muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis, spinocerebellar ataxia, Huntington''s disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, epidermolysis bullosa, Rett syndrome, Marfan syndrome, hemochromatosis, thalassaemia, mucopolysaccharidosis, polycystic kidney disease, Nephrotic syndrome, haemophilia, progeria and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
What does OI stand for?
OI stands for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone bisease)
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See other definitions of OI
We have 18 other meanings of OI in our Acronym Attic
- Order Intake
- Ordinary Income (US IRS)
- Ore Ida (food brand)
- Organization Identifier (ASN.1)
- Organization Indicator
- Organizational Integrator
- Organizationally Impaired
- Oriental Institute
- Orphans International
- Osmose Inverse (French: Reverse Osmosis)
- Other Insurance
- Other Investigation (US IRS)
- Outline of Investigation
- Output Isolation
- Outreach International, Inc. (Independence, MO)
- Outside in (Frisbee throw)
- Outside Information
- Ovulation Induction (fertility treatment)
- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (glass container and plastics manufacturer)
- Oxfam International (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous group of genetic bone disorders that are characterised by decreased bone mass, increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures.
Both have the genetic condition Osteogenesis Imperfecta, usually known as Brittle Bone Disease, and both have refused to allow it to limit their horizons.
Dr Nick Shaw, consultant paediatric endocrinologist at the hospital said: "There have been significant advances in the care of children with osteogenesis imperfecta over the past 15 years with the development of dedicated centres such as we have now established in Birmingham.
Classification of osteogenesis imperfecta revisited.
I was born with a rare bone disease called osteogenesis imperfecta and I also suffer from epilepsy.
1973]: DI-I is associated with osteogenesis imperfecta and may be recessive; DI-II and DI-III are restricted to the dentine.