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Welcome!

We’re here to help you learn more about HSAN1E.

We are the families and community of supporters that have lived with and provided for those suffering from this terrible disease.

You can find emotional support and educational resources through the HSAN1E Society community.

Welcome!

We’re here to help you learn more about HSAN1E.

We are the families and community of supporters that have lived with and provided for those suffering from this terrible disease.

You can find emotional support and educational resources through the HSAN1E Society community.

Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type 1E (HSAN1E) is an extremely rare hereditary neurological degenerative disease that shuts down many of the nervous systems in the body.

Affected individuals will experience a progressive inability to hear, walk, speak, or to comprehend simple tasks or conversations. Eventually the individual’s body will completely shut down, causing death in their late 40’s to early 50’s.

HSAN1E is characterized by an impaired function of the sensory nervous system which presents itself in a triad of symptoms: hearing loss, behavioral changes, and peripheral neuropathy. [Read more…]

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HSAN1E Community

Support and Encouragement for the HSAN1E Community

HSAN1E Society is a non-profit organization, started by members of the Lindgren and Condensa families.

HSAN1E Society’s purpose is to create awareness of HSAN1E, to provide emotional support to families affected by HSAN1E and help facilitate research through education, contributions and donations.
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HSAN1E Resources

The key to battling rare disease is in the research. Click here for the most comprehensive and up to date library of research and academic papers written on HSAN1E.

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Featured Articles

Defects of mutant DNMT1 are linked to a spectrum of neurological disorders

We report a broader than previously appreciated clinical spectrum for hereditary sensory and [...]

DNMT1 mutation hot spot causes varied phenotypes of HSAN1 with dementia and hearing loss

Mutations in DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) have been identified in [...]

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