Fragile X Syndrome News and Research

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Fragile X syndrome is the most common form of inherited mental retardation. A problem with a specific gene causes the disease. Normally, the gene makes a protein you need for brain development. But the mutation causes a person to make little or none of the protein, which results in the symptoms of Fragile X.
Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

Possible cure for Huntington's disease

Possible cure for Huntington's disease

Fragile-X-syndrome research

Fragile-X-syndrome research

Method shows how precisely gene expression signals are copied in DNA replication

Method shows how precisely gene expression signals are copied in DNA replication

Possible treatment for Fragile X syndrome

Possible treatment for Fragile X syndrome

Entirely new approach to the treatment of aging

Entirely new approach to the treatment of aging