Baca Sculpture

Welcome to the New Mexico Health Equity Learning Center training on the how a disease named Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM) affects New Mexico families who have the a mutation on the CCM1 genetic marker known as the Common Hispanic Mutation (CHM). CCM1 has been traced to Cristobal Baca and his wife Ana Maria Pacheco who settled in New Mexico in 1600.

Welcome to the training on "Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM) and its effects on New Mexico families.

In this training you will have the opportunity to learn:

·       The history of the illness and look for factors that could account for differences in the severity of the illness even within the same family.

·       Methods of screening and diagnosis.

·       Symptoms of CCM.

·       What are the treatments and care options.

·       Resources to learn more about CCM and the CHM.