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Give Charlie a Chance

The following was taken from www.local12.com. Written by Liz Bonis. Updated: Wednesday, October 2 2013, 08:39 AM EDT Walton, Ky (liz bonis) —   Catie who’s now five and Charlotte, who goes by Charlie, were both born with a genetic condition called CDKL-5. Says Catie’s…

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Pelham family organizes skydiving fundraiser to help sick child

Pelham family organizes skydiving fundraiser to help sick child The following is posted from myfoxal.com Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:40 PM EDT Updated: Oct 01, 2013 10:40 PM EDT By Vanessa Araiza – email PELHAM, AL (WBRC) – If you just met two-and-a-half-year old Carly…

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Second CDKL5 Center for Excellence Location Announced

For Immediate Release International Foundation for CDKL5 Research Announces Location of its  Second CDKL5 Center for Excellence     WADSWORTH, OHIO, July 30, 2013 —The International Foundation for CDKL5 Research (IFCR) is proud to announce that the location of its second CDKL5 Center for Excellence will…

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Joint Funding with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF)

For Immediate release Wadsworth, OH  July, 29, 2013 — The International Foundation for CDKL5 Research is proud to announce co-funding of a grant with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation for a joint research project that is looking closely at the interaction between CDKL5 and MeCP2. It…

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The International CDKL5 Database releases preliminary findings!

The International CDKL5 Database is a joint effort between the International Foundation for CDKL5 Research and scientists in Australia, led by the research team of Stephanie Fehr, Dr. Helen Leonard and Dr. Jenny Downs.  This database is a critical component to our research efforts and was launched…

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Catie and the Little Green Dress

Catie and her mom, Amy, were featured on a Medical News segment with Channel 12’s Liz Bonis. They were also featured on the Cincinnati Children blog on June 21, 2013 written by the Cincinnati Children’s New Team.  (The following is take from the above blog) There is a little…

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CDKL5 presented before the US Congress

Dr. Brad Wenstrup (R), representative from Ohio, presents CDKL5 before the Unites States House of Representatives on June 17, 2013, the inaugural CDKL5 Awareness day. IFCR thanks Dr.Wenstrup for helping to raise awareness of CDKL5 and getting CDKL5 officially recognized in the congressional record.  This is an…

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Karly Goes to Prom

Missing one gene should not mean a little girl has to miss her prom When Karen Diller watched her son, Kyle, go to prom several years back she said “I guess Karly will never have a date to her prom” and Kyle said right away…

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Patti Waszkiewicz: International Foundation for CDKL5 Research

The following article appeared in the Long Island Press column blog by Beverly Fortune on March 30, 2013: February 28th marked Rare Disease Day, an international day of advocacy for those living with an uncommon medical malady. Patti Waszkiewicz of Holbrook spent the day at…

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