A broad spectrum of human neurological diseases linked to variations in one gene, DHX9

A broad spectrum of human neurological diseases linked to variations in one gene, DHX9

An international team of researchers from the GREGoR Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the German Mouse Clinic and collaborating institutions have provided a genetic diagnosis to a group of 20 patients with hitherto undiagnosed neurological diseases. The team analyzed the patients’ genes and conducted family studies to … Read more

Neuronal Plasticity Genes Linked to Alcohol Use Disorders Neuroscience News

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Summary: A new study has discovered a link between alcohol use disorders (AUD) and the alteration of a group of genes known to influence neuronal plasticity and pain perceptions. The team used three separate animal models to identify the genes responsible for alcohol-related behaviours. They found that genes that mediate pain sensation work together with … Read more