Last Posted: Nov 25, 2019
- Mutations in ANKLE2, a ZIKA Virus Target, Disrupt an Asymmetric Cell Division Pathway in Drosophila Neuroblasts to Cause Microcephaly.
Link Nichole et al. Developmental cell 2019 Nov
- Discovery of ?hidden? outbreak hints that Zika virus can spread silently
Scripps Research, August 22, 2019
- Clinical burden of illness in patients with phenylketonuria (PKU) and associated comorbidities - a retrospective study of German health insurance claims data.
Trefz K F et al. Orphanet journal of rare diseases 2019 Jul 14(1) 181
- Study of carrier frequency of Warsaw breakage syndrome in the Ashkenazi Jewish population and presentation of two cases.
Rabin Rachel et al. American journal of medical genetics. Part A 2019 Jul
- Novel pathogenic variants and multiple molecular diagnoses in neurodevelopmental disorders.
Trinh Joanne et al. Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders 2019 Jun 11(1) 11
- Zika Birth Defects Surveillance
- Prenatal genetic diagnosis of Neu-Laxova syndrome.
Wood Amber M et al. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2018 Apr 38(3) 413-414
- The combination of whole-exome sequencing and clinical analysis allows better diagnosis of rare syndromic retinal dystrophies.
Abu Diab Alaa et al. Acta ophthalmologica 2019 Mar
- Paediatricians underuse recommended genetic tests in children with global developmental delay.
Tremblay Isabelle et al. Paediatrics & child health 2018 Dec 23(8) e156-e162
- Clinical and genetic heterogeneity in Dubowitz syndrome: Implications for diagnosis, management and further research.
Innes A Micheil et al. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics 2018 Dec 178(4) 387-397
- Genetic analysis of undiagnosed ataxia-telangiectasia-like disorders.
Kashimada Ayako et al. Brain & development 2018 Oct
- Molecular Testing of MECP2 Gene in Rett Syndrome Phenotypes in Indian Girls.
Lallar Meenakshi et al. Indian pediatrics 2018 55(6) 474-477
- CLINGEN Actionability Report for Phenylketonuria (PKU) - PAH
ClinGen Actionability Working Group
- Identical Twins Hint at How Environments Change Gene Expression
Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier. E Hayasaki, The Atlantic, May 2018
- Genetic heterogeneity in Pakistani microcephaly families revisited.
Ahmad I et al. Clinical genetics 2017 Jul 92(1) 62-68
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