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Dr. Ed Weeber Speaks at Tedx Talk TampaBay

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE HUMAN BRAIN May 15th at the Tampa Convention Center   Dr. Edwin Weeber is a Professor at the University of South Florida in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology. He is Director of the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, the Cellular Electrophysiology and the Murine Neurobehavior Laboratories. His research is conducted at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s ...

Letter from the Editor May-June 2014 edition

May is here and many of us in the US are gearing up for the annual walk for the Angelman Syndrome Foundation.  This will be my fourth year hosting the walk in Orlando, Florida. After my son Nathan was diagnosed, our geneticist handed us some information about AS by the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. I quickly went to the website to learn ...

Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics May 2014 article

 Activity-dependent changes in MAPK activation in the Angelman Syndrome mouse model Written by Richard Newton; edits by Rebecca Burdine, Ph.D. Angelman Syndrome (AS) is caused by loss of functional UBE3A protein expression from the maternal chromosome in affected individuals, but the specific roles this protein plays in the human brain are still being discovered. The UBE3A protein functions as an ubiquitin ...

Juicing

Juicing ! By Sybille Kraft Bellamy A perfect way to provide a great amount of vitamins and minerals suitable for individuals following LGIT. Juicing has no limit!  Let your imagination do the work! There is so many options to make juices with the LGIT authorized list of fruits and vegetables. One of Max’s favorite juices is a mix of carrot, celery, apple, cucumber, ginger, turmeric ...

Bye-Bye Winter Hello Summer!

Bye-Bye Winter Hello Summer! By Sybille Kraft Bellamy We are done with snowstorms, freezing rain and below zero temperatures. Now it is time to enjoy the warmer weather. Unfortunately our children with AS are not well prepared for the hot temperatures. Max, 12 years old, deletion + is extremely sensitive to hot weather and humidity. To avoid any serious health issues we have ...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Walk Announcement

Angelman Syndrome Foundation  – Walk Announcement  SOUL Electronics, a proud sponsor of the ASF Walk in 2013 is excited to return and offer a 10% discount off of its products for Angelman supporters.  When someone goes onto www.soulelectronics.com to purchase any products and enters in the promo code “angelman10” at checkout, 10% of what they buy will be donated to the ...