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Kennedy Center Lectures on Development and Developmental Disabilities: Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, M.D., Ph.D.

Date: March 25, 2024

Time: 4:10PM to 5:10PM

Location: OMC 241 and online

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Lecture on Development and Developmental Disabilities: Title TBD

Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Director, Molecular Diagnostics Section of the Genetic Laboratory; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University

Monday, Mar. 25, 2024, 4:10-5:10 p.m. CT
OMC 241, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building

Details forthcoming.

About the Speaker:Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis' laboratory has a broad interest in an array of molecular techniques including experience with FMR1 DNA testing and methylation studies for both clinical diagnosis and prior research projects. Specifically, molecular-phenotype relationships in fragile X-associated disorders including relationships of phenotypes in fragile X syndrome and FXTAS to FMRP; FMR1 and ASFMR mRNA, methylation and activation ratios, and FMR1 repeat length and AGG location, as well as various other biomarkers of cellular function with FMR1 expansions.

For more information, call (615) 322-8240.

There will be registration for in-person attendance and virtual registration through Microsoft Teams. A Teams link will be created when more details are solidified.

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Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).