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WTCHGWellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
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A team from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford studied families in Sardinia, where there is a high rate of the disease, and identical twins with different forms of MS.
Researchers from the Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics and other departments at UCLA and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK have localized a region on chromosome 16 that is likely to contain a risk gene for ADHD.
The research results, produced by Prof Stein and Prof Tony Monaco of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, in Oxford, showed three common genes associated with dyslexia in the families tested.
"The ten gene regions we have shown to be associated with type 2 diabetes are taking us nearer a biological understanding of the disease," said principal investigator Professor Mark McCarthy of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford.
The new studies reveal an unexpected and promising opportunity, says William Cookson of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford, England.
"Our study shows that the different subtypes of stroke could involve quite different genetic mechanisms," Professor Peter Donnelly, Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in the University of Oxford, who co-led the study, said.
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford found that mothers who eat a high fat diet before and through pregnancy influence the type or severity of birth defect.