Schizencephaly Press Releases
Gene Scan Finds Link across Array of Childhood Brain Disorders
Sunday, Aug 22, 2010
Mutations in a single gene can cause several types of developmental brain abnormalities that experts have traditionally considered
different disorders. With support from the National Institutes of Health, researchers found those mutations through whole
exome sequencing – a new gene scanning technology that cuts the cost and time of searching for rare mutations.