The 22q11.2 Society
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Promoting research, diagnosis, prognosis, and management of 22q11.2DS & related disorders

Junior Investigator's Award

The Junior Investigator Award is presented for the outstanding abstract presentation by a junior faculty member or trainee at the International 22q11.2 Biennial Meeting.

2016 Recipients: Ania Fiksinski and Wolfram Demaerel

Congratulations to Ania Fiksinski and Wolfram Demaerel, the two recipients of the Junior Investigator Award 2016! The Junior Investigator Award is awarded for the most outstanding presentation by a junior faculty member at the International 22q11.2DS Biennial Meeting in Sirmione, Italy in July 2016.

Ania's presentation was entitled 'Autism Spectrum and Psychosis Risk in the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Findings From a Prospective Longitudinal Study'. Wolfram's presentation was entitled "An inversion polymorphism on chromosome 22q11.2 predisposes for 22q11 deletions'.

Photos courtesy of Ania Fiksinski and Terrence B. Crowley.
Jacob Vorstman, Ania Fiksinski, and Anne Bassett
Jacob Vorstman, Ania Fiksinski, and Anne Bassett

Peter Scambler, Ania Fiksinski, and Wolfram Demaerel
Peter Scambler, Ania Fiksinski, and Wolfram Demaerel

Ann Swillen, Wolfram Demaerel, and Joris Vermeesch
Ann Swillen, Wolfram Demaerel, and Joris Vermeesch

Wolfram Demaerel and Ania Fiksinski
Wolfram Demaerel and Ania Fiksinski

Peter Scambler, Jacob Vorstman, Ania Fiksinski, and Donna McDonald-McGinn
Peter Scambler, Jacob Vorstman, Ania Fiksinski, and Donna McDonald-McGinn

Previous recipients

2014 - Dr. Pamela Mudd: "22q11.2 deletion syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea"

2012 - Dr. Laurie Earls: "Age Dependent MicroRNA Modulation of Ca2+ Dynamics and Synaptic Plasticity in Mouse Models of 22q11.2DS"

Source: 22qsociety.org/about/junior_investigators_award

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