Medical research

Zebrafish model helps explain eye development

Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have developed a zebrafish model of NEDBEH—a rare genetic disorder that can cause coloboma, where parts of the eye are missing due to developmental defects. The model provides ...


Study identifies two genes linked to microcephaly

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified disease-causing DNA variants in two genes linked to neurodevelopmental deficits including microcephaly in children, according to findings published in Nature Communications.

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