GGC Friends of the Center Newsletter - Winter 2020

12.08.20
GGC Friends of the Center Newsletter - Winter 2020

Catch up on the latest GGC news and activities including…

  • The Duke Endowment funds GGC’s ‘Genetics Access for All’ initiative
  • GGC clinicians improve syndrome recognition in diverse populations
  • Summer intern studies disease that impacts his own family and much more!

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Meet Makayla Gunn

Makayla was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in April of 2015 at the age of two. At about 18 months, we noticed she had started some repetitive hand motions, and her pediatrician was a little concerned that she did not have many words. She had learned some sign language, and was saying ‘mama’ and ‘dada’, but that was it. Then she suddenly stopped all of that. At her 2 year old check-up, the pediatrician referred us to BabyNet, SC’s early interve...

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