2022 Trisomy Awareness “SOFT” Wear Collection

March is Trisomy Awareness Month We are excited to release the 2022 Trisomy Awareness “SOFT” Wear Collection. Update: The special order of Trisomy Awareness Shirts is closed. You can still order directly from our Trisomy Awareness Store on Spri.ng.  This year we are doing something different and having our shirts screen printed. Because of this…

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Video – Perspectives on the Care and Management of Children with Trisomy 13 and 18 Syndromes

Intermountain Children’s Primary Hospital – Pediatric Grand Rounds John C. Carey, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACMG    Emeritus ProfessorUniversity of Utah School of MedicinePediatric Genetics  Primary Children’s Hospital Objectives: List the important manifestations and complications occurring in the 2 trisomy syndromes Identify the key issues surrounding the controversies in care of infants with trisomy 13 and 18

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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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