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Autism’s genetic roots examined in new government-funded study

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The Los Angeles Times

Researchers at Harvard University and Children’s Hospital Boston will sequence the genomes of at least 85 people diagnosed with autism in a bid to tease out the genetic basis for some cases of the neuropsychiatric disorder.

Funded by $4.5 million from the federal stimulus package, the study’s broad outlines were unveiled Wednesday.

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