Latest Genetic disorder Stories
A four-year $16 million grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will enable Baylor College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to search for the cause of often rare, single-gene diseases usually called Mendelian disorders.
Geneticists at Emory University School of Medicine have demonstrated a method that enables the routine amplification of all the genes on the X chromosome.
Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to each person or set of identical twins.
A gene linked to intellectual disability was found in a study involving the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) â€“ a discovery that was greatly accelerated by international collaboration and new genetic sequencing technology, which is now being used at CAMH.
When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.
HOUSTON , June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.
Yale researchers have discovered that hundreds of small genetic variations are associated with autism spectrum disorders.
A first for the Columbia fertility center, a specialized diagnostic procedure is used to help a couple stop the transmission of Huntington's disease. West Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Imagine being faced with this choice...
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