Genetics

Genetics

Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Mutations in a gene known as NLGN1 may be associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) , according to research published... Read More
Abstract Creative Concept of the Human Brain
Bipolar disorder runs in families, but researchers have struggled to identify specific genetic factors that put people at risk. Now,... Read More
Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Deletions of DNA in a portion of a gene known as NRXN1 may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, according... Read More
Women Have More Gene Copy Number Variations Than Men
Although women show more of a certain type of genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia than do men, that pattern does... Read More
Doubt is Cast on the Contribution of Older Fathers’ Gene Mutations to Increased Mental Illness Risk in Their Children
Children born to older fathers have a higher risk of developing mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders... Read More