Molecular and Human Genetics News
International genetics symposium launches in Hong Kong May 17, 2017 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017 in Hong Kong.
‘Silent seizures’ found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease May 1, 2017 Discovery of ‘Silent seizures’ provides a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and can potentially lead to new treatments.
Mechanism of environment-microbe-host interactions revealed Apr 24, 2017 Researchers have uncovered a mechanism showing how microbes can alter the physiology of the organisms in which they live.
Medical mystery solved in record time Apr 17, 2017 In a study published today, a team of researchers reports solving a medical mystery of the genetic cause of intellectual disability in four male patient in a day’s work.
OTUD6B gene mutations cause intellectual, physical disability Mar 23, 2017 An international team of researchers from institutions around the world has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual deficits.
Gene mutation may be linked to unexplained female infertility Mar 21, 2017 Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
Mouse study helps find causes of human behavioral disorders Mar 13, 2017 Research of a mouse model led to the discovery of the genetic cause of the human neurological condition of five patients who, until now, had not received a genetic diagnosis.
Gene ABL1 implicated in cancer, developmental disorder Mar 13, 2017 Researchers link ABL1, a human gene well-known for its association with cancer, to a developmental disorder.
Mutations in CWC27 result in spectrum of conditions Mar 9, 2017 Researchers has discovered that mutations in the human gene CWC27 result in a spectrum of clinical conditions that include retinal degeneration and problems with craniofacial and skeletal development.
Genetic driver behind rare skeletal dysplasia condition found Mar 6, 2017 Researchers have identified a previously unimplicated gene behind a particular form of chondrodysplasia, a skeletal dysplasia that affects cartilage formation and causes disproportionate short stature and premature osteoarthritis.