Monthly Archives: April 2010

American Journal of Medical Genetics Article

A new research review article is being published in the American Journal of Clinical Genetics that reviews information to date on MECP2 Duplication Syndrome and adds a few new pieces to the puzzle. “The MECP2 Duplication Syndrome” by Melissa Ramocki, Jane Tavyev,and  Sarika Peters form the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine is the most complete summary to date of information about the syndrome, pulling together information from previous published articles and added some new information. Continue reading


Connections at the University

Dave (front row, Centre) and friends

Connections, a newsletter published by the Alberta Association for Community Living, an organization that promotes inclusion for people with developmental disabilities published a recent article on inclusion at the College and University Level in its Spring 2010issue that just came out. We were delighted to see our son Dave (who was diagnosed with MECP2 Duplication Syndrome last year) featured in the story that includes the photo reproduced here taken at Concordia University College of Alberta. Continue reading