Join us on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at 11 am Eastern time as we host researcher, Sumantra Chatterjee, a Research Assistant Professor at the Centre for Human Genetics and Genomics in NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York. Sumantra has trained both as a developmental biologist and a human geneticist studying complex congenital diseases. His work […]
Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Growth Charts Male & Female | Height | Weight | BMI | Head Circumference Mowat–Wilson syndrome (MWS; OMIM #235730) is a genetic condition caused by heterozygous mutations or deletions of the ZEB2 gene. It is characterized by moderate-severe intellectual disability, epilepsy, Hirschsprung disease and multiple organ malformations of which congenital heart defects and […]
Guidelines and Recommendations for Families Affected by MWS The Mowat-Wilson Foundation has received a number of questions about how coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may affect individuals with MWS. We hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy. During this time, the best source to turn to for information about your family member […]
MWS Community Advisory Board Established. Members Selected. The MWS Foundation recently established our first Community Advisory Board (CAB). The idea behind the CAB is to put in place a more efficient process to gain input from the MWS community. We have selected 14 members (10 U.S. and 4 International) from the MWS community to begin […]
COVID-19 Update The MWSF board has decided not to delay the inevitable. The 2020 International Conference is officially cancelled. As upsetting as this is, we feel that we must act now to allow everyone to move ahead with the necessary cancellation of travel plans, etc. Registrations will be refunded as soon as possible. Please bear […]
Support the MWS Foundation and Raise Awareness! Great Gifts for Families, Caregivers, Teachers and Therapists! The Mowat Wilson Syndrome Foundation is proud to announce the grand opening of the MWS Store featuring many options of products. Looking for a gift? Please support the Foundation by shopping at our store. Our initial inventory includes: T-shirts Polo […]
Set Up a Giving Tuesday Fundraiser We Can Do More Together! GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Facebook has announced a $7M matching for donations received on Tuesday, December 3rd on a first come, first serve basis. You can help raising […]
SIGN UP FOR AN EVENT NEAR YOU! One of the Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation’s mission is to provide support to the families. Regional events are organized for families to get together to meet, greet and exchange experiences. We have found that these events are extremely valuable for our community. We would love to extend these regional get togethers to all […]
Caregiver Survey: Mowat-Wilson Syndrome The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation has partnered with suAzio to conduct a survey of Mowat-Wilson Syndrome caregivers like yourself. The survey has been developed in close collaboration with the MWSF to ensure the resulting survey feedback will assist the Foundation to better serve the MWS community.
Epilepsy & Seizures in Mowat-Wilson Syndrome March 7, 2019 – 8:00 pm EST Speaker: John Schreiber, MD Overview of seizures and epilepsy and how these manifest in MWS, with particular attention to neurological consequences and management.