Professor Arn M.J.M van den Maagdenberg talks about why some AHC patients have a mutation in ATP1A3 and some in ATP1A2?
What is the sodium/potassium pump?
If AHC patients do not have a mutation in AHC1A3 or 2 what other gene is affected? Do they have another disorder?
Arn M.J.M. van den Maagdenberg is professor of molecular and functional neurogenetics at the departments of Human Genetics and Neurology of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC).
In addition, he is vice-chair of the medicine education committee and chair of the advisory board of the LUMC Medical Research Profile ‘Translational Neuroscience’.
He is also member of the advisory boards of the Dutch Epilepsy Fund, the ‘American Registry for Migraine Research’ (ARMR), and the world-wide ‘Global Migraine Registry’ (GMR) initiative.