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Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation 2011
A new technique for creating stem cells from hair may help researchers understand how neurons and the junction between them form.
Meeting brings unusual focus to Phelan-McDermid syndrome
The first international meeting on Phelan-McDermid syndrome brought together researchers and family members of those affected by the disorder, sparking collaboration and some emotion.
First-ever Phelan-McDermid meeting has its Eureka moments
The First International Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Symposium, held last week in New York City, brought together scientists and patient advocates to share insights — including a surprising realization about mice missing the SHANK3 gene.