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Profs. Beverly Emanuel and Donna McDonald-McGinn receive 20th Anniversary Special Service Award

Congratulations to Profs. Beverly Emanuel and Donna McDonald-McGinn, who along with colleagues at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia (CHOP), received the 20th Anniversary Special Service Award on July 12th, 2018, at the 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference in Whistler, BC.

Along with Prof. Elaine Zackai, Prof. Emanuel published the first observation of the involvement of chromosome 22q in DiGeorge Syndrome. Since then, Profs. Beverly Emanuel and Donna McDonald-McGinn and the CHOP group have contributed significantly to patient care and research in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.