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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a genetically heterogeneous human obesity syndrome associated with ciliary dysfunction.
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

Cilia research may help find cure for inherited eye diseases

Cilia research may help find cure for inherited eye diseases

Hopkins develops online tool to aid research on certain "orphan diseases"

Hopkins develops online tool to aid research on certain "orphan diseases"

Researchers link novel mutated gene to mental retardation and imbalance syndrome

Researchers link novel mutated gene to mental retardation and imbalance syndrome

Mutated gene leads to JSRD

Mutated gene leads to JSRD

Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Scientists have uncovered the identity of the last of eight genes known to contribute to Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Scientists have uncovered the identity of the last of eight genes known to contribute to Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Discovery shows how single genetic mutation can cause complex disorders

Discovery shows how single genetic mutation can cause complex disorders