New ALS Gene and Signaling Pathways Identified

Using advanced DNA sequencing methods, researchers have identified a new gene that is associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Diverse Autism Mutations Lead to Different Disease Outcomes

People with autism have a wide range of symptoms, with no two people sharing the exact type and severity of behaviors. Now a large-scale analysis of hundreds of patients and nearly 1000 genes has started to uncover how diversity among traits can be traced to differences in patients’ genetic mutations.

Top 10 Research Stories of 2014

Articles about hair regeneration, cocoa and memory, and flu forecasting are among the most-viewed research stories on CUMC websites.