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Evenings with Genetics
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2010 Seminars

Date: Nov. 16
Topic: "Seizures and epilepsy in children: advances in genetics and treatment"
Speakers: Melissa B. Ramocki, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics - Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine; Angus A. Wilfong, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics - Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Oct. 19
Topic: "Tips for transition from pediatric to adult care when your child has a chronic illness"
Speakers: Cynthia Peacock, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Lisa Osten, LCSW, Program Director, Transition Medicine Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Sept. 14
Topic: "Fragile X Syndrome: recent updates and new plans"
Speakers: David L. Nelson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Diane Treadwell-Deering, M.D., Chief, Psychiatry and Psychology Service, Texas Children’s Hospital; J. Brad Whitus, Vice President, National Fragile X Foundation
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Date: Aug. 28 (McAllen, Texas)
Topic: "Updates on Down Syndrome"
Speakers: Carlos Bacino, M.D., Director, Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital; Lisa Noll, Ph.D., Psychological Service, Texas Children's Hospital
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: Aug. 28 (McAllen, Texas)
Topic: "Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (22q11.2 deletion) - Charting a course for success!"
Speakers: Carlos Bacino, M.D., Director, Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital; Lisa Noll, Ph.D., Psychological Service, Texas Children's Hospital
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: Aug. 7 (El Paso, Texas)
Topic: "Medical issues in children with developmental disabilities: how to help your child"
Speakers: Carlos Bacino, M.D., Director, Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital; Lisa Noll, Ph.D., Psychological Service, Texas Children's Hospital
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Date: Aug. 7 (El Paso, Texas)
Topic: "Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (22q11.2 deletion) - Charting a course for success!"
Speakers: Carlos Bacino, M.D., Director, Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital; Lisa Noll, Ph.D., Psychological Service, Texas Children's Hospital
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: July 27 (Amarillo, Texas)
Topic: "Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (22q11.2 deletion) - Charting a course for success!"
Speakers: Lorraine Potocki, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; M. Paige Powell, Ph.D., Psychology Program for Developmental Disorders, Texas Children's Hospital; Megan Wawarofsky, Parent advocate, VCFS Texas Inc.
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: July 14
Topic: "Spina Bifida: update on genetics and medical care"
Speakers: Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Kathryn K. Ostermaier, M.D., F.A.A.P., Clinic Chief, Texas Children’s Spina Bifida Clinic; Cathy Delaney, Vice President, Spina Bifida Association of Houston Gulf Coast
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Date: May 11
Topic: "Parental stress when your child has a developmental disorder: helpful tips and coping strategies"
Parents of a child with a developmental disorder may feel constant stress due to the many needs of their child. This seminar will talk about warning signs of stress, factors that can lower the stress of caring for a child with a developmental disorder and healthy coping strategies.
Speaker: M. Paige Powell, Ph.D., Coordinator, Psychology Program for Developmental Disorders, Psychology Service, Texas Children’s Hospital
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Date: April 20
Topic: "Ten reasons to talk about sleep when your child has a developmental disorders"
Sleep problems are common in children with developmental disorders and may affect the entire family. We will discuss typical problems, when to be concerned, as well as how to manage and treat sleep problems.
Speaker: Daniel Glaze, M.D., Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief, Texas Children’s Sleep Clinic
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Date: March 23
Topic: "Turning up the volume on adult hearing loss"
We will discuss how changes in genes can cause some types of adult hearing loss, an overview of current treatments and research, as well as vision abnormalities linked to some types of hearing loss. We will hear a personal perspective about hearing loss with information about local resources.
Speakers: Frank Probst, M.D, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; John Oghalai, M.D., Associate Professor and Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery Chief, The Hearing Center, Texas Children's Hospital; Richard Lewis, M.D., Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Feb. 16
Topic: "Short Stature and Dwarfism: Genetic Causes and Physical Therapy Tips"
Speakers: V. Reid Sutton, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Stephanie O'Connor, MPT, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Texas Children's Hospital
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