EFEMP1

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EFEMP1

A gene on chromosome 2p16 that encodes a member of the fibulin family of extracellular matrix glycoproteins, which contain tandemly repeated epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like repeats followed by a C-terminus fibulin-type domain.

Molecular pathology
EFEMP1 is upregulated in malignant gliomas and may play a role in tumour aggression; EFEMP1 mutations cause Doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy.
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Persons with a disability who would like more information on reasonable accommodations may contact the DRAD office at reasonableaccommodations@state.
DRAD office provides employees with needed accommodations
DRAD, led by Patricia Pittarelli, helps Department employees, supervisors and managers understand the accommodation process, and offers training, services and equipment.
Operation Warfighter is "a win-win program," said DRAD HR Specialist Michael Wolfe.
DRAD Director Patricia Pittarelli said the program analysts, also known as disability resource analysts, advise her and Bethune-King on disability and reasonable accommodation issues and provide research and analysis, technical advice and guidance, and disability awareness training.
DRAD does the work, making it easier for bureaus to hire someone with a disability, she said.
DRAD Director Patricia Pittarelli said she is committed to finding and maintaining the most appropriate state-of-the-art equipment and training for any Department employee.
In addition, she uses a closed-circuit TV to enlarge printed material and a reader supplied by DRAD.
For further information, please visit the DRAD website at: http://intranet.