Results from MSSNG study Published in Prestigious Journal
Dr. Steven Scherer and his colleagues made the news again! A paper published in Nature Medicine, described findings from the MSSNG Study, which found that even siblings with ASD do not share the same genetic changes and that their symptoms can be different. Read the CTV news report here:
Whole-genome sequencing of quartet families with autism spectrum disorder.
Yuen RK, Thiruvahindrapuram B, Merico D, Walker S, Tammimies K, Hoang N, Chrysler C, Nalpathamkalam T, Pellecchia G, Liu Y, Gazzellone MJ, D’Abate L, Deneault E, Howe JL, Liu RS, Thompson A, Zarrei M, Uddin M, Marshall CR, Ring RH, Zwaigenbaum L, Ray PN, Weksberg R, Carter MT, Fernandez BA, Roberts W, Szatmari P, Scherer SW.
Nat Med. 2015 Feb;21(2):185-91. doi: 10.1038/nm.3792. Epub 2015 Jan 26.