Friday, October 9, 2009

Researchers Discover Another Genetic Link to Autism

An international consortium of researchers, including three from the University of Utah, has discovered yet another genetic link to autism.
Studying the genes of more than 1,000 families -- including 150 from Utah -- who have more than one person with the disorder, the researchers found a region on chromosome 5 that is strongly associated with autism, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Nature .

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