2016 was an exciting year for the Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation. Take a few minutes to download and read our 2016 Annual Report.
With the approach of Rare Disease Day on February 28th, Al Triunfo, a member of the MWS Foundation Board of Directors, began contacting local news organizations in the Atlanta area in early January. He wanted to see if any of them were planning to run a story related to Rare Disease Day. After numerous emails […]
By Karen Baer, Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation Secretary Houston celebrated its Second Annual Rare Disease Day Event on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the United Way Building near downtown Houston. This was the second year for The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation to participate. Karen Baer, Secretary of the Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation, her husband, Michael, and niece, Stephanie […]
The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation is pleased to report on the significant progress being made with the Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Patient Registry. The registry was launched back in November, 2016. Here is what Dr. Margaret Adam said at the time. “As is true for many rare genetic conditions, our ability to collect clinically relevant information that can […]
The MWS Foundation had been looking for some student volunteers to help with the design and conversion of our website to a new platform. We were able to make contact with Professor John Thacher at Gwinnet Technical College in Atlanta Georgia. Professor Thacher runs an upper level class that puts students in his class in […]
Las Vegas, NV November 14, 2016 – Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and […]
The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation is extremely pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a grant thru Genetic Alliance to establish a MWS patient registry! We will be using their Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly (PEER) to build and house the MWS patient registry. “Go Live” date for the registry is Monday, November 7, […]
October 15, 2016 We will be streaming the Northeast Medical Forum live from Seattle on our Facebook page. After the event, we will be posting all videos for you to watch and share with your friends, families, doctors and therapists. Download the 2016 Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Seattle Forum Program.
The Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a grant through Genetic Alliance, a leading nonprofit health advocacy organization, to establish a patient registry for individuals that have been diagnosed with Mowat-Wilson Syndrome (MWS). The grant will allow the Foundation to use Genetic Alliance’s Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly (PEER) to […]