Researchers find combined effects of two genes responsible for premature skull fusion in infants

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 13:51 in Biology & Nature

A combination of rare and common genetic variants can cause the bones at the top of the head to unite prematurely, resulting in deformities and, in some cases, neurodevelopmental problems. This discovery will help to diagnose the condition and identify families at risk, while advancing the understanding of complex genetic traits. More »

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