Monday, June 22, 2009

Grant Funds Genetic Test for Dyslexia

Yale University has won a $5.2 million dollar grant to conduct studies in locating genes involved with dyslexia.

The research will be led by Dr. Jeffrey Gruen, an associate professor at the Department of Pediatrics, Genetics, and Investigative Medicine at Yale. Gruen's discovery of the DCDC2 gene involved in dyslexia was named one of the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2005 by the journal Science.

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