Tag Archives: Syndrome

World Down Syndrome Day 2019: Theme, Significance of the Day That Believes in 'Lots of Socks'

A child with Down syndrome, people wearing colourful socks (Photo Credits: Getty Images, anyavera Instagram) World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed by the United Nations on March 21 every year since 2012 to raise awareness about the genetic condition. Various activities and workshops are conducted to promote the inclusion of people with Down syndrome.… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: PACS1 syndrome

Dutta AK. Schuurs-Hoeijmakers syndrome in a patient from India. Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Jan 28. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61058. [Epub ahead of print] Gadzicki D, Döcker D, Schubach M, Menzel M, Schmorl B, Stellmer F, Biskup S, Bartholdi D. Expanding the phenotype of a recurrent de novo variant in PACS1 causing intellectual disability. Clin Genet.… Read More »