Research

Within the field of craniofacial disorders, research projects are carried out between various centers within the CRANIO network and focus on:

Prenatal and perinatal findings, such as term of pregnancy, mode of delivery, used assisted reproductive techniques, and detection of the disorder via routine ultrasound.

Genetic causes of craniofacial anomalies 

Identifying the best treatment for craniofacial anomalies and ENT disorders by measuring outcomes and comparing these between the various centers.

 

Summary of publications
For the various conditions, a summary is given of the latest publications of research that were made by the ERN members:

- isolated craniosynostosis

- syndromic craniosynostosis

- genetic causes of craniosynostosis

- craniofacial clefts

- craniofacial microsomia

- facial dysostosis (Treacher Collins, Nager, Miller etc)

- neurofibromatosis

- Robin sequence

- oligodontia