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Important MWS Research Seeks Volunteers

Children’s National Research on ESES in MWS and its Impact on Development The purpose of the research is to collect electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, developmental assessments and information such as seizure history, treatment, imaging, and medical records from people with genetically-confirmed Mowat Wilson syndrome (MWS). We hope to gain a better understanding of the occurrence of […]

MWS Family of the Month – Austin’s Story

Our story began in August 2017 when we found out we were expecting. Our family was so excited to add another child to our family. Our daughter’s motherly instincts immediately kicked in telling me how to take care of my body for a healthy pregnancy, making plans for the new baby, and choosing baby names, […]

2022 Run For MWS – Register Today!

Run For MWS Annual Awareness & Virtual Fundraising Event Hello MWS Families and Friends! Join us on our Annual Awareness & Virtual Fundraiser event – Run for MWS!  Here are the steps: Decide on the event type – single runner, a group run, a race in your town, a fun run around the block, or […]

Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation Awards Over $143K in Research Grants

SELECTED PROJECTS WILL BENEFIT INDIVIDUALS WITH MOWAT-WILSON SYNDROME Las Vegas, September 1, 2022 — The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation (MWSF) announced today that it has awarded over $143,000 to selected research projects through the Maci Whisner Research Grant program. The awards will further the scientific understanding of Mowat-Wilson Syndrome (MWS) while enhancing and strengthening the lives […]

MWS Family of the Month – Jethro’s Story

I knew the moment I conceived Jethro, at that moment and the following day. A few weeks later this was confirmed as I had to sit down during a morning yoga class otherwise I would have fainted. I was working part-time at a college of Natural Therapies and had been studying Yoga Teacher Training for […]

2021 Run For MWS – Register Today!

Run For MWS Virtual Fundraiser & Awareness We would like to inspire families around the world to run for MWS as a form of raising awareness and fundraising for the MWS Foundation. Here are the steps: Decide on the event type – single runner, a group run, a race in your town… Pick a date […]