Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded to a U.S. scientist.

The nationwide research program All of Us, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, has now enrolled more than 100,000 participants in a historic effort to advance individualized disease prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds

The gene responsible for fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability, was identified more than 25 years ago.

Emory human genetics team receives $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study a rare genetic mutation called 3q29 deletion syndrome.

David Weinshenker's lab Journal of Neuroscience paper about the effects of exercise on stress resilience highlighted in the New York Times.

Fragile X researchers from Emory from three departments, following COVID-19 spacing guidelines in the laboratory. From left to right: Peng Jin, Gary Bassell, Zhexing Wen and Nisha Raj.

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