The human genome is composed of 20,000 genes and as of today, 3,200 of these genes are known to cause diseases, of which 1,700 are associated with ‘recessive’ diseases. Recessive … Continue Reading Researchers identify a previously unknown neurogenetic recessive disease.
Fragile X syndrome, an inherited cause of autism and intellectual disability, can have consequences even for carriers of the disorder who don’t have full-blown symptoms. Some carriers may experience social … Continue Reading New previously unseen cellular mechanism identified in Fragile X syndrome.
Scientists from the The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have produced an approach that protects animal models against a type of genetic disruption that causes intellectual disability, including serious memory impairments … Continue Reading Precision medicine developed to protect against intellectual disability during neurodevelopment.