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Autism, even in siblings, has different genetic causes: Canadian study (Global News)

Posted under In the News on 13/2/15

Canadian doctor Stephen Scherer and his team of researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children have studied several families who have two children who have been diagnosed with autism. The researchers have found that even between siblings, the forms of autism are often different and are caused by different genetic mutations. In fact, there are “hundreds and hundreds” of genes involved in autism, says Scherer. For more about this research, click here.

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