Lean on Us: An Overview and Review of TRIS Project Activities

From the SOFT 2021 Virtual Conference Lean on Us: An Overview and Review of TRIS Project ActivitiesDeborah A. Bruns PhD The Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project seeks to increase the knowledge base on rare incidence trisomy conditions, and to make this information available to families and interested educational, medical and therapeutic professionals.

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Attitudes Toward Hypothetical Uses of Gene-Editing Technologies

The following paper is an interesting article published recently in The CRISPR Journal. The main author, Erika Snure Beckman, performed this work for a Master’s degree while a genetic counseling student at Stanford University. She and her colleagues analyzed the views of parents of persons with trisomy 21, trisomy 18, and trisomy 13 syndromes toward the new gene-editing technologies. The…

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Video: Routine Health Care for Children with Trisomy 18

What should parents and medical professionals know and expect as reasonable health standards for children with Trisomy 18? Dr. John Carey, MD and medical advisor for SOFT discusses current medical standards and expectations for children living with Trisomy 18 or Edwards Syndrome. From the 2013 TrisomyTalk.com series of medical webinars. Dr. John Carey, MD and…

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