About PMSF

The Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation is a non-profit group that offers support for families who are affected by 22q13 Deletion Syndrome/Phelan-McDermid Syndrome. Our mission is to bring together everyone affected by 22q13 Deletion Syndrome/Phelan-McDermid Syndrome to help them through the challenges they face every day and to raise awareness in the medical and research communities.  The syndrome, which affects families worldwide, is caused by a deletion of 22q13 or Glossary Link mutation to the SHANK3 gene. New families can get connected by clicking here.