Learning Disabilities In Males: Nine New X Chromosome Genes Linked To Learning Disabilities, University of Cambridge Study  
4/20/2009 8:04:44 AM

ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2009) — A collaboration between more than 70 researchers across the globe has uncovered nine new genes on the X chromosome that, when knocked-out, lead to learning disabilities. The international team studied almost all X chromosome genes in 208 families with learning disabilities - the largest screen of this type ever reported.