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After the Autism Diagnosis: What You Need to Know About Genetic Testing

We found two issues potentially hindering the convergence of an autism diagnosis with a known genetic cause. One is lack solidarity on whether or not to recommend genetic testing, and the second is whether or not the test will include the FMR1 gene (or any specific gene for that matter).

By | 2019-06-06T15:03:51+00:00 May 20, 2019|Autism, Genetics|Comments Off on After the Autism Diagnosis: What You Need to Know About Genetic Testing

Were New Fragile X Genes Discovered?

A conversation with David L. Nelson, Ph.D., a Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and a member of the NFXF Scientific Advisory Council. He is a co-discoverer of the FMR1 gene and the repeat expansion mutation that causes fragile X syndrome. He is answering questions about a recent study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry and an accompanying press release about the paper from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. The headline of the press release claims, "New Fragile X Genes Discovered."

By | 2019-04-24T14:44:13+00:00 Apr 24, 2019|Keeping You Informed, Research|Comments Off on Were New Fragile X Genes Discovered?