July 2020

Civitan International Virtual Convention Events Program

If you are planning to attend our virtual convention events, check out the printable program pages included in this edition of the Civitan Magazine. You can find the program on pages 5-10.

Genetic rescue of SHANK3 is potential therapy in rare forms of autism spectrum disorder by Jeff Hansen

A mouse study by Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues suggests that early genetic rescue may be a potential therapy in autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. Powell looked at one gene called SHANK3, whose alteration is seen in about 0.5 percent of ASD patients. Click here to read more.

Champions of Service: Club News

From delivering goodie bags to essential workers and donating a homemade meal, Civitans continue to find ways to support their communities during this difficult and unprecedented time. Learn more about these unique projects. Click here to read more.

More from the July 2020 issue of Civitan Magazine

  • Letter from the President
  • News from International
  • International Club Update
  • Club Builders and Top Recruiters
  • 2018-2019 Honor Clubs
  • Distinguished Presidents
  • Junior Civitan International Virtual Events – Recap

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