Background Reading

Links are provided below to selected background articles on WIilliams syndrome:

Martens MA, Wilson, SJ, Reutens DC. “Research Review:Williams syndrome : a critical review of the cognitive, behavioral, and neuroanatomical phenotype.” J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 49:576-608; 2008.

Merla G, Brunetti-Pierri N, Micale L, Fusco C. “Copy Number variants at Williams-Beuren syndrome 7q11.23 region.” Hum Genet. 128:3-26;2010.

Meyer-Lindenberg A, Mervis CB, Berman KF. “Neural mechanisms in Williams syndrome: a unique window to genetic influences on cognition and behaviour.” Nat Rev Neurosci. 7:380-393;2006.

Morris CA. “Williams Syndrome.” GeneReviews

Pober BR. “Williams-Beuren syndrome.” NEJM. 362:239-252;2010.

Osborne LR. “Animal Models of Williams Syndrome.” Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet.154C(2): 209–219; 2010.

Woodruff-Borden J, Kistler DJ, Henderson DR, Crawford NA, Mervis CB. “Longitudinal course of Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Williams Syndrome.” AJMG, 154C:277-290; 2010.