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-- CHOP Genomics Expert Co-Leads Study of Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorder -- PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the largest genetic study to date
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How genes affect intelligence is complicated.
By broadly comparing the DNA of children to that of elderly people, gene researchers have identified gene variants that influence lifespan, either by raising disease risk or by providing protection from disease.
Researchers have identified 25 additional copy number variations (CNVs) which occur in some patients with autism.
Pediatric researchers analyzing genetic influences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have found alterations in specific genes involved in important brain signaling pathways.
Type 1 diabetes affects 200 million people worldwide. Now, researchers have discovered new genes that will help them better understand the origin of this complex disorder.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers add to gene inventory of a complex disorder.
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