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- ASF-Supported Researchers Present at Trevi
- October 17, 2011
- By Bergamo News
Two ASF-supported researchers, Ype Elgersma and Ben Philpot, traveled to Trevi, Umbria in Italy to present to the 16th National Congress of the Great Bear (Angelman Syndrome Organization). Please note that this article is written in Italian – click here to learn how to translate webpages.
- Scientist engineer mice that have autism
- October 5, 2011
- By Jenifer Goodwin – U.S. News
Scientists have genetically engineered mice whose symptoms closely mimic autism in humans. Though this isn't the first "mouse model" for autism, the mice in this study come closer to mirroring all of the core symptoms of the developmental disorder in humans, said senior study author Matthew Anderson, an assistant professor of neurology and pathology and director of neuropathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston
- Angelman Syndrome Foundation Receives $15,000 Grant From The UPS Foundation
- October 4, 2011
- By Eileen Braun, Executive Director
Angelman Syndrome Foundation received a $15,000 local community grant for nonprofit effectiveness from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS).