Latest DiGeorge syndrome Stories
SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc.
Collaborative research out of the George Washington University (GW) reveals new information on the pathogenesis of feeding and swallowing difficulties often found in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and intellectual disability.
The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, the world's largest private funder of research into genetic intellectual disability, announces the US portion of it's funding in the first cycle of 2013.
Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified because the social impairments associated with their developmental delay may mimic the features of autism.
Two new studies have revealed readily-detectable, early-warning signs of neurological impairment.
Research out of the George Washington University (GW), published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals another piece of the puzzle in a genetic developmental disorder that causes behavioral diseases such as autism.
The discovery of a 'switch' that modifies a gene known to be essential for normal heart development could explain variations in the severity of birth defects in children with DiGeorge syndrome.
Research sheds light on early embryogenesis, genetic disease.