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VCFSEF Powerpoint Presentantions

MS Powerpoint  Presentations   The collection of powerpoint presentations on this site were presented at numerous VCFSEF annual conferences, and are presented “as is” for your education only. The presentations also cover a significant span of time, therefore information in early works may have been superceded by later research.  Some information presented here may be proprietary, …

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Psychiatric Diagnoses and Course of Illness in VCFS Patients

Psychiatric Diagnoses and Course of Illness in VCFS Patients Demitri Papolos, M.D. (Winter 96) Clearly, one of areas of greatest interest to people involved with velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS), whether the interest be personal or scientific, is the possibility for the development of psychiatric disorders in affected individuals. We recently reported in the American Journal of …

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Genetic Counseling and VCFS: A Basic Review

Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation, Inc. Genetic Counseling and VCFS: A Basic Review Deborah Hung Copenheaver, M.S. Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.   VCFS is a genetic disorder associated with a deletion of chromosome #22q11. Chromosomes are found in the cells of the human body and contain genes (or genetic information). This genetic information controls …

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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation, Inc. Helpful Links   Below, find other links which contain information or insights which may be beneficial.  Their inclusion here does not signify agreement or endorsement by The Foundation of any organization or information they may offer.  Information posted or linked to this site is intended solely for your general information …

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