Carnegie Mellon University
October 29, 2014

Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

Powered by Carnegie Mellon and Pitt Statistical Tools, Study Analyzes Largest Autism Sample to Date

Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

The list of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by deep DNA sequencing has expanded from nine to 33, according to a new study by an international research team led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), including Carnegie Mellon University's Kathryn Roeder and the University of Pittsburgh's Bernie Devlin.

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