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American Society of Human Genetics 2016

ASHG 2016

Many people harbor large mutations linked to autism

by  /  24 October 2016
DNA deletions and duplications tied to autism crop up in people without the condition, too.
ASHG 2016

Drug duo may reverse effects of Rett mutations in cells

by  /  21 October 2016
A pair of existing drugs normalizes the appearance and activity of neurons derived from the skin of individuals with Rett syndrome.
ASHG 2016

‘Synonymous’ mosaic mutations may up autism risk

by  /  20 October 2016
A type of mutation long thought to be harmless has turned out to play an unexpected role in autism.