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Baby Teeth May Hold Clues to PWS and Autism Treatment

Lawrence Reiter, PhD, will use a $108,000 grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research to find gene expression changes in the nerve cells of individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), both with and without autism.

Hyperactive protein points to possible autism treatment

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“I think it was really smart to look for clusters of mutations in UBE3A, and let that lead the way to interesting domains of the protein,” says Lawrence Reiter, associate professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, who was not involved in the study. “That hadn’t been done before, and it’s a… Read More