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Single Gene Mutation Linked to Diverse Neurological Disorders, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Study


10/10/2013 6:48:39 AM

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A research team, headed by Theodore Friedmann, MD, professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, says a gene mutation that causes a rare but devastating neurological disorder known as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome appears to offer clues to the developmental and neuronal defects found in other, diverse neurological disorders like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

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