IMPORTANT DRUG INFORMATION

Metronidazole (also known as Flagyl® or Metrolyl®) may cause acute liver failure in children with Cockayne syndrome and should be avoided. Please alert your doctors to this.

Health professionals can obtain further information from Dr. Brian Wilson

Any further drug reactions in this patient group should be reported to the regulatory authorities in your own country.
 

To contact Amy and Friends use the emails links or fill in the contact form below.

 
Jayne Hughes
(Founder and Co-ordinator)
Mark Hughes
(Co-founder and Treasurer)
   
Useful Email Contacts for Amy and Friends
Medical Advisory Board
Medical Advisory Board
 

 Contact FORM

We aim to reply to emails within 24 hours

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Contact Address

Amy and Friends
OCC The Bowling Green
Village Road
Oxton
Wirral
CH43 5SR
UK
 

Dr. Brian Wilson

UK Board of Medical Advisors

Consultant Geneticist
Great Ormond Street London




Dr. Peter Kang

 Paediatric Neurologist

Academic Title
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Joint Associate Professor of Neurology
Joint Associate Professor of
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Morten Schiebye-Knudsen MD

Oxidative DNA Damage Process
and Mitochondria Functions Unit

Phone: 410-558-8270




Dr Nadège Calmels (Pharm. D, Ph. D)
 
Molecular geneticist

Laboratory of genetics diagnosis
University Hospital, Strasbourg, France

Activity: moleculardiagnosis of Cockayne syndrome
and other Nucleotide Excision Repair deficiencies.

Tel: (+33) 3 69 55 07 77





Dr. Vincent Laugel MD, PhD

Professor of Paediatric Neurology
Referral Centre for
Cockayne syndrome and related disorders

Strasbourg University Hospital
Avenue Moliere
F-67098 Strasbourg
France
Tel (+33) 3 88 12 84 98
Fax (+33) 3 88 12 83 30








Dr. Donata Orioli, PhD

Molecular geneticist
Institute of Molecular Genetics-CNR
Pavia, Italy

Tel: +39 0382 546330











 
 
Useful Links for Amy and Friends
Amy & Friends Nederland When You Wish Upon A Star
   
Caudwell Children Rare Disease UK
   
Spacekraft UK The Willow Foundation
   
CLIMB Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases