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Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, Inc.


Address

P.O. Box 560475
Orlando, FL 32856 USA

Email Address

bohringopitz@gmail.com

Description

The Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by BOS through the establishment of medical advisory board, awareness initiatives, and parent/patient advocacy. Bohring-Opitz Syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome caused by a mutation in the ASXL 1 gene. Children with BOS can have feeding difficulties, recurring respiratory infections, sleep apnea, severe developmental delays, and brain abnormalities. The leading cause of death is respiratory infections.

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