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With a little help from the Tooth Fairy and genetics, researchers from the University of California San Diego are learning more about idiopathic autism.
Head growth significantly improved in placebo-controlled trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pediatric neurologist whose breakthrough research identified genetic mutations that cause Rett syndrome and many other neurological
Despite the identification of gene mutations in methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MECP2) being linked to Rett syndrome (RS), research has been hindered by the lack of commercially available reference materials.
Continuing to expand the depth and breadth of high-impact research, the Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) awarded a record $7.2 million to new scientific explorations in 2013.
-- Bird identified DNA regions where genes are activated, a fundamental contribution in the field of epigenetics, which studies how environmental factors influence diseases such as cancer
Sometimes, when the DNA in a cell is copied during cell division, there is a mistake.
The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated.
Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome.
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