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PMDSF 2012

In Phelan-McDermid, motor neurons show irregularities

by  /  30 July 2012
Motor neurons derived from individuals with Phelan-McDermid syndrome, a rare autism-related disorder, form abnormal connections with muscle cells. The unpublished research was presented 26 July at a meeting of the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation in Orlando.
PMDSF 2012

Scientists track adult regression in autism-related syndrome

by  /  26 July 2012
Several scientists at the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation's annual meeting focused on the wide range of symptoms, including a sudden loss of motor and cognitive skills, that seem to crop up in adults with the disorder.