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Erratum: A pilot controlled trial of insulin-like growth factor-1 in children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome

  • Alexander Kolevzon1, 10, 2, 3, 4, 5Email author,
  • Lauren Bush1, 10, 4,
  • A Ting Wang1, 10, 2, 4, 6,
  • Danielle Halpern1, 10, 4,
  • Yitzchak Frank1, 10, 4, 5, 7,
  • David Grodberg1, 10, 4,
  • Robert Rapaport10, 5, 9,
  • Teresa Tavassoli1, 10, 4,
  • William Chaplin11,
  • Latha Soorya12 and
  • Joseph D Buxbaum1, 10, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8
Molecular Autism20156:31

Received: 1 May 2015

Accepted: 5 May 2015

Published: 2 June 2015

The original article was published in Molecular Autism 2014 5:54


After the publication of [1], the authors noticed that a reference had been omitted from the text and reference list.

In the introduction and conclusion sections, there are references to using IGF-1 in human neuronal models of Phelan-McDermid syndrome. The correct reference for this study is:

Shcheglovitov A, Shcheglovitova O, Yazawa M, Portmann T, Shu R, Sebastiano V, Krawisz A, Froehlich W, Bernstein JA, Hallmayer JF, Dolmetsch RE. SHANK3 and IGF1 restore synaptic deficits in neurons from 22q13 deletion syndrome patients. Nature. 2013 Nov 14;503(7475):267–71. doi: 10.1038/nature12618. Epub 2013 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 24132240


Authors’ Affiliations

Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Friedman Brain Institute
Mindich Child Health Institute
Departments of Psychiatry
Departments of Pediatrics
Departments of Neuroscience
Departments of Neurology
Departments of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Departments of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Psychology, St John’s University
Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center


  1. Kolevzon A, Bush L, Wang AT, Halpern D, Frank Y, Grodberg D, et al. A pilot controlled trial of insulin-like growth factor-1 in children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome. Mol Autism. 2014;5:54.View ArticlePubMed CentralPubMedGoogle Scholar


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