Roughly 150 people are known to be impacted by a GNAO1 related neurodevelopmental disorder.
Most patients have been diagnosed in the past year or two.
What We Do
The Bow Foundation supports GNAO1 families by raising awareness, enhancing research, and fostering community.
To date about 100 people worldwide have been identified as having a mutation on the GNAO1 gene.
We fund cutting edge research into GNAO1–related neurodevelopmental disorders and similar rare diseases.
Read stories from some of the roughly 100 people impacted by a GNAO1 disorder.
Latest from the Bow Foundation and GNAO1 News
Rare disease charity awards UCSF $100,000 for epilepsy zebrafish study January 30, 2020 Charlottesville, VA – The Bow Foundation today announced a grant of $100,000 to the University of California, San Francisco to study GNAO1-related neurodevelopmental disorders, a...
Rare disease charity awards $50,000 post-doctoral fellowship to Scripps Research Institute researcher
Rare disease charity awards $50,000 post-doctoral fellowship to Scripps Research Institute researcher Thursday, January 30, 2020 Charlottesville, VA – The Bow Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 to Dr. Brian Muntean, a researcher in the Martemyanov lab at...
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