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L'X fragile sera vaincu | Fragile X will be conquered

Neuroscience drug discovery center opens at Vanderbilt

by Bill Snyder | Posted on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 — 2:55 PM

(…) With Seaside Therapeutics in Cambridge, Mass., the team is trying to “tune down” excessive signaling through two different pathways. The goal is to relieve – for the first time with a drug – learning, memory, social and behavioral problems associated with Fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of mental retardation and the most common genetic cause of autism. (…)

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