News

Meet our new Executive Director...Vanessa Vogel-Farley!
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New research provides hope for targeted treatments.

Many of you have seen news about a study that a research group led by Mark Zylka recently published in the esteemed journal, Cell.  Learn what this study means to advancing the science of dup15q syndrome and how it may lead to the creation of targeted treatments.

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Dup15q syndrome featured in PBS documentary!

A recent documentary on innovation at Geisinger Health System, home to one of the dup15q clinics, features a segment on treating those with dup15q syndrome at around the six minute mark. 

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Dup15q Alliance funds new fellowship award!

Dup15q Alliance is pleased to announce our request for applications for our new fellowships! We invite current graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows with an interest in pursuing a career in research relevant to chromosome 15q11.2-13.1 duplication syndrome to apply for these awards. Click link above for details. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2015. Questions can be sent to research@dup15q.org

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Dup15q Alliance's website wins a 2015 American Web Design Award!

Thank you to all our generous supporters! We could not have done it without you!

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Rare Epilepsy Network is now open!

View details and enrollment instructions.

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Going Trick or Treating this Halloween?

Download this special card for your child to hand to those who answer the door.  It's an easy way to explain your child's difficulty with verbal communication.

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Questions for Lawrence Reiter: Extracting Clues from Teeth

As published by SFARI (Simons Institute Autism Research Initiative)

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Dup15q mice are on their way to California!

For the past two years, researchers at Texas A&M University have worked to create a group of mice with increased levels of UBE3A, a key gene in dup15q syndrome. Now the mice are ready for the next step - behavior studies at the University of California Davis. It's a long, expensive journey. Please help us get our mice to California, by making a donation today!

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Shafali Jeste, MD at UCLA to study cognition and social-communication function in children with dup15q syndrome.
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