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Dup15q alliance scientific meeting 2016

Dup15q 2016
Stack of filing boxes with papers going from one to another.

Registry for autism-linked syndrome spurs new research

by  /  2 November 2017
Nine U.S. clinics are pooling their data to create a registry of people who have an extra copy of a region on chromosome 15 called 15q11-13, a genetic abnormality often found in people with autism.
Dup15q 2016

Motor troubles in Angelman may stem from nerve fiber anomaly

by  /  1 August 2016
Unusually thin nerve fibers in the brain may underlie the motor difficulties seen in children with Angelman syndrome, an autism-related condition.