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Cortical Gyrification and Its Relationships With Molecular Measures and Cognition in Children With the FMR1 Premutation

By |Dec 17, 2020|

Jun Yi Wang and the study team out of the UC Davis MIND Institute are interested in learning more about the premutation carrier condition in relations to brain development and its impact on cognition. These mental processes impact the higher-level functions of the brain including language, learning new things, and making decisions.

The good stuff from 2020 (no really there is some)

By |Dec 15, 2020|

I like to talk about #pandemicPositive – there is plenty that has been hard(er) this year, but we have also seen lots of good. So, I polled my fellow staff members for some examples of the impact we all made this year through your support.

Webinar: Adults in Fragile X Syndrome

By |Dec 10, 2020|

Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis discusses the value of the FORWARD database for understanding problems that face adults living with Fragile X syndrome. We also talk about how families of adults can contribute to FORWARD and our understanding of adults with FXS by doing a research-only remote visits with a FORWARD clinic to increase the data pool for adults with FXS in FORWARD.

The Launch of the International Fragile X Premutation Registry

By |Nov 12, 2020|

Now you can explore the International Fragile X Premutation Registry page on the NFXF website. You will find information about the Registry, a Frequently Asked Question section, the pictures and biographies of the Advisory Committee, and the “Enroll Now” button. The “Enroll Now” button will take you to the HIPPA-compliant REDCap database where your information will be stored.

Help Expand Telehealth Options

By |Nov 10, 2020|

The TREAT Act works to resolve this. The Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Chris Murphy (D-CT). The legislation provides temporary licensing reciprocity for health care professionals in good standing during COVID-19 and future national emergencies.

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