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Duke University Study Surprise Yields New Target for Assessing Genes Linked to Autism



10/22/2009 6:43:42 AM

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Duke University -- Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have uncovered a new genetic signature that correlates strongly with autism and which doesn't involve changes to DNA sequence itself, but rather to the way the genes are turned off and on. The finding may suggest new approaches to diagnosis and treatment of autism.



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