What Are MPS Disorders?
This group of rare genetic disorders can have major health implications.
The Truth About Genetic Testing Services
Commercial genetic testing labs promise information about your health. But unless you go through your doctor, you likely aren’t getting the whole story.
Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again
As UNC geneticist Jonathan Berg gears up to lead a $9.7-million renewal of the NCGENES project, we look at a story from the original study and how it changed the fortunes of a woman from Goldsboro, NC.
For anorexia nervosa, researchers implicate genetic locus on chromo...
UNC researchers led the most powerful genomic study of anorexia nervosa conducted to date to identify the common roots anorexia shares with psychiatric and metabolic traits. Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, was the study's lead investigator.
It’s how you splice it: scientists discover possible origin of musc...
The basic biological process called alternative splicing proves vital in making sure important muscle cell proteins switch from their fetal forms to their adult forms. Not doing so could lead to muscle defects and disorders.