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Increased Genetic Change In Regions Of Genome Instability Linked To Autism
2013-04-03 15:34:58

Children with autism have increased levels of genetic change in regions of the genome prone to DNA rearrangements, so called "hotspots," according to a research discovery to be published in the print edition of the journal Human Molecular Genetics.

Autism Risk Linked To Men Who Father Kids Later In Life
2013-03-21 13:42:16

An international team of researchers has found that men who have children later in life are more likely to have grandchildren with autism.

2013-03-18 12:12:49

A new online database combining symptoms, family history and genetic sequencing information is speeding the search for diseases caused by a single rogue gene.

2013-03-18 10:56:41

The following research from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is being presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), March 16-23, 2013, in San Diego.


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