Web Resources

On-Line Mendelian Inheritance in Man, listing for Werner Syndrome:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id= 277700

International Registry of Werner Syndrome:

http://www.pathology.washington.edu/research/ werner/registry/frame2.html WRN Locus-Specific Mutational Database:

http://www.pathology.washington.edu/research/ werner/ws_wrn.html Animation of Werner syndrome clinical progression and links to the International Registry and Locus-Specific Mutational Database:

http://www.pathology.washington.edu/research/werner/ GeneClinics Review of Werner Syndrome (authoritative and up-to-date review written by members of the International Registry that includes information on counseling and molecular diagnostics): http://www.geneclinics.org/ (search for 'Werner Syndrome Review' link) NIEHS SNPs Project Homepage (source of information on WRN gene polymorphisms using data generated by the UW Genome Center): http://egp.gs.washington.edu/data/wrn/ Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (exemplary example of a patient-oriented support group that is facilitating clinical care and research on another rare, heritable human genetic instability and cancer predisposition syndrome).


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