Genome-wide association analysis of Caucasian Moyamoya patients identifies four highly significant risk loci

Constantin Roder, Markus Krämer, Nadia Khan, Marcos Tatagiba, Akio Koizumi & Boris Krischek
Objective: Moyamoya Disease (MMD) is defined by changes of major intracranial vessels consisting of a stenosis and surrounding collaterals. Recent research shows that genetics very likely play a major role in the idiopathic and familial forms of this disease. However, the rareness of this disease, possible[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]