NEWS

BOS and monogenic obesity

In Case Report “The tale of two genes: from next-generation sequencing to phenotype” an 18-year-old man with a history of intellectual disability, cranio-facial dysmorphism, seizure disorder and obesity was identified to carry a de novo, pathogenic variant in the ASXL1 – Bohring-Opitz Syndrome. In addition, a maternally inherited and likely pathogenic variant in the MC4R…

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Infant Massage Techniques

Published by Oxford University Press the doctors B Herd, J Chiang, M Patterson, V Regueiro concluded in their recent article “The Physiological Effects of Infant Massage Techniques in a 17-month-old Patient with Bohring-Opitz Syndrome” that infant massage can offer initial support and they suggest that further research is needed to integrate infant massage into the…

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Last minute project

Here our last minute project for our awesome Bohring-Opitz Dads: A Jumping BOS. Just download the printable Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Jumping BOS Dad, cut and assemble. Happy Father’s Day! Do you have a Bohring-Opitz Super Hero? Download here your printable “Bohring-Opitz Super Hero Jumping Jack”. Do you like it? We really appreciate your consideration to make…

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BOS/ ASXL Conference

The 2nd ASXL Conference will be held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor! The 2019 ASXL Conference (July 19-21) will include informational workshops, equipment and therapy fair, family focus groups with medical specialist facilitators, opportunities to submit samples for biobanking and enroll in the ASXL registry, bbq with therapy dogs at the park, and…

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Today is BOS day!

Good morning dear BOS Family, Today, April 6th is Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Awareness Day. This day was chosen because that’s the day that the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome support group was created on Facebook, on April 6th 2011! This group has helped so many families to connect all over the world! With this awareness day we want to encourages people…

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BOS Patient Registry 1st Year

Did you know that more than a half (55%) were not suspected to have Bohring-Opitz? Read and watch more interesting findings of the BOS Patient Registry by Dr. Bianca Russell en Dr. Wen-Hann Tan! This presentation was given at the ASXL Symposium of the AЯRE Foundation in Los Angeles. Watch also the livestream of the…

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