International research team discovers gene link to autism

“A global research group including Irish scientists has discovered a cluster of genes linked to the mental disorder autism. Ireland played a key role, preparing and delivering a large part of the data and later analysis that helped to find the genes. The research took place under the Global Autism Genome Project. It involves the work of 120 scientists from more than 50 institutions in 19 countries …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 10 June]

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