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The Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Journal is the first journal devoted entirely to velo-cardio-facial syndrome (also knows as DiGeorge syndrome, 22q11 DS, etc.). Besides being the first journal devoted to VCFS, its unique system for publication and reader response makes it your journal, not our journal. Articles in the journal are available to anyone who wishes to download them and can be distributed to anyone, anywhere. We will publish articles as we receive them, so check back often. We will announce the publication of each new article on the Facebook page for the Virtual Center for Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. If you would like to be notified of new articles as they are published, simply register on our web site which will put you on a notification email list.

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Issue 1

Editorial: A New Concept: The Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Journal

            Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D.


Article: A History of the “Discovery” of VCFS

           Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D.

Case Report: Case Report of a 66-Year-Old Male with 

Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome and Atypical Immune Deficits

            Yoram Padeh, M.D., Alan L. Shanske, M.D.


Opinion: Autism and VCFS: News and Views

            Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D., Gianni L. Faedda, M.D.,         

            William D. Graf, M.D.


Commentary: Continuing the Debate on Autism and VCFS: What     

            Does It Mean For Treatment?

            Bronwyn Glaser, Ph.D.


Commentary: A History of the “Discovery” of VCFS (Or Whatever You Choose to Call It): A Trainee’s Perspective

            Robert W. Marion, M.D.


Issue 2

Successful Management of an Auto-Immune Hematologic
Disorder in a Child with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome

            Nicholas J. Bennett, MBBChir, Ph.D.

            Leonard B. Weiner, M.D.

            Jack J. Blessing, M.D., Ph.D.


Feeding and Growth in VCFS,

Part 1: The Introduction of Growth Charts Based on a Large Sample

            Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D.
           Anne Marie Higgins, R.N., F.N.P., M.A.


          View the Growth Chart

The Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Journal

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