Genetic Study Evolves Understanding of Common Birth Defects of the Brain

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In the largest genetic study of the most common birth defects of the brain diagnosed during pregnancy, researchers from Seattle Children’s Research Institute say their findings evolve our understanding of brain development. The findings will also change the information given to expecting parents when cerebellar malformations, such as Dandy-Walker malformation and cerebellar hypoplasia, are detected prenatally.

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Original Article Source Credits:Seattle Children's, https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org

Article Written By:LINDSAY KURS

Original Article Posted on :SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

Link to Original Article:https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/genetic-study-evolves-understanding-of-common-birth-defects-of-the-brain/

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