Genetic Link to PTSD Found, Louisiana State University Study

Published: Apr 04, 2013

Research has found that the action of a specific gene occurring during exposure to adolescent trauma is critical for the development of adult-onset Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD.) The findings, led by Ya-Ping Tang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, are published in PNAS Online Early Edition the week of April 1-5, 2013.

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