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Illustration of a glowing orange DNA double helix with a blurry blue brain in the background.
A Brain Breakthrough 25 Years in the Making
New sequencing technologies unmask a mutation that sheds new light on ataxia.
A Brain Breakthrough 25 Years in the Making
A Brain Breakthrough 25 Years in the Making

New sequencing technologies unmask a mutation that sheds new light on ataxia.

New sequencing technologies unmask a mutation that sheds new light on ataxia.

medical genetics

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Q&A: Whole Genomes of 150,000 Britons Reveal Novel Genetic Variants
Sophie Fessl, PhD | Aug 5, 2022 | 5 min read
Height and onset of menarche are among traits linked to previously unidentified genetic variants in noncoding regions of the human genome.
Leon Rosenberg in a grey sports coat
Physician and Geneticist Leon Rosenberg Dies at 89
Andy Carstens | Aug 3, 2022 | 3 min read
He advanced the field of medical genetics, spoke out about reducing the stigma associated with mental illness, and captured attention for asserting that scientific evidence failed to demonstrate that life begins at conception.
Victor McKusick Dies
Bob Grant and Edyta Zielinska | Jul 23, 2008 | 3 min read
Medical genetics pioneer earned a Lasker Award and National Medal of Science
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