Activity of rare genetic variant in glioma validated

Researchers have validated a link between a rare genetic variant and the risk of glioma, the most common and lethal type of brain tumor. The validation study also uncovered an association between the same rare genetic variant and improved rates of surv…

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Cause of an inherited form of epilepsy discovered

Double-cortex syndrome primarily affects females and arises from mutations on a gene located on the X chromosome. Medical researchers have used a highly advanced microscope to discover how these mutations cause a malformation of the human brain.

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