What is 22q deletion syndrome?
Robert Roger Lebel, MD, professor and chief of medical genetics at Upstate Medical University, will describe a genetic disorder called the chromosome 22q deletion, also known as velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS). The syndrome may cause a variety of health problems, ranging from heart defects and cleft palate to feeding difficulties, immune problems, a unique pattern of learning disabilities and more.
More information: The Center for Developmental Behavior and Genetics at Upstate Medical University, or call 315-464-6395 or 315-464-6395. The 22q Foundation