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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a genetically heterogeneous human obesity syndrome associated with ciliary dysfunction.
New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

Researchers identify mechanism that regulates signaling events leading to cancer metastasis

Researchers identify mechanism that regulates signaling events leading to cancer metastasis

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Animal study shows link between oxygen-sensing neurons and fat-burning circuit

Animal study shows link between oxygen-sensing neurons and fat-burning circuit

GOSH to improve rare disease diagnosis with adoption of Congenica’s Sapientia technology

GOSH to improve rare disease diagnosis with adoption of Congenica’s Sapientia technology

RPB grants $500,000 to accelerate treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa

RPB grants $500,000 to accelerate treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa

Researchers create 3D map of rod sensory cilium architecture affected by mutation

Researchers create 3D map of rod sensory cilium architecture affected by mutation

Two genetic factors strongly associated with non-syndromic sagittal craniosynostosis

Two genetic factors strongly associated with non-syndromic sagittal craniosynostosis

Scientists restore sense of smell in mice through gene therapy

Scientists restore sense of smell in mice through gene therapy

Functional tests are necessary to understand human disease despite genetic sequencing

Functional tests are necessary to understand human disease despite genetic sequencing

Study implicates Fritz's role in human genetic disorders

Study implicates Fritz's role in human genetic disorders

Researchers use zebrafish as model to analyze function of every known mutation in BBS

Researchers use zebrafish as model to analyze function of every known mutation in BBS

Gene implicated in JSRDs: UCD research team publishes new information

Gene implicated in JSRDs: UCD research team publishes new information

In retinal disease, sight may depend on second sites

In retinal disease, sight may depend on second sites

Hopkins researchers piece together gene "network" linked to schizophrenia

Hopkins researchers piece together gene "network" linked to schizophrenia

Genetic research unveils common origins for distinct clinical diagnoses

Genetic research unveils common origins for distinct clinical diagnoses

Bardet-Biedl syndrome provides clues on obesity, blood pressure

Bardet-Biedl syndrome provides clues on obesity, blood pressure

Researchers spearhead key genome initiative

Researchers spearhead key genome initiative

New role discovered for cilia

New role discovered for cilia

Neutral genetic drift

Neutral genetic drift