Standard of Care
CCM Clinical Care Consensus Guidelines, published in Neurosurgery, April 2017
Overview of current state of the science
cavernous malformations: deconstructing a neurosurgical disease, a broad review of our current understanding of CCM science, published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, July 2019
Endothelial TLR4 and the microbiome drive cerebral cavernous malformations, published in Nature, January 2018. Original paper linking gut microbiome composition to CCM lesion development in mice.
Distinct cellular roles for PDCD10 define a gut-brain axis in cerebral cavernous malformation, published in Science Translational Medicine, November 2019. Paper linking the integrity of gut mucous lining and dietary emulsifiers to CCM lesion development and aggressiveness.
Amy Akers, PhD
2019 Scientific Summary, 2019 US National Patient Conference
Kristen Dahlem, RN
Learnings from the Patient Registry, 2019 US National Patient Conference
Connie Lee, Psy.D.
Genealogy of the CCM2 Exon 2-10 Deletion Founder Mutation, Alliance to Cure Cavernous Malformation Scientific Meeting, November 2019.
Clinical Features of the CCM1 Common Hispanic Mutation, Baca Family Historical Project Meeting, December 2019.