Thursday, January 9, 2014
Genetics and Genetic Evolution of Fragile X Syndrome
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Presented by: Sainan Wei, MS, PhD
Associate Professor, and Director, Prenatal Screening, DNA Diagnostic and Cytogenetics Labs,
Department of Pediatrics & Human Development, MSU
At the end of the activity, the participants will be better able to: 1.Understand clinical phenotypes of Fragile X syndrome and other FMR-1 associated disorders; 2.Understand genetics of Fragile X syndrome and other FMR-1 associated disorders; 3.Understand test evolution and current test availability for Fragile X syndrome and other FMR-1 associated disorders; and
4. Understand prospective gene therapies
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Michigan State University and Sparrow. Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
No commercial support was obtained for this activity and potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity to assure independence and balance of content. Conflicts, if any, will be disclosed prior to the start of the educational activity.