‘Darting’ mice may hold clues to ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder

Date: November 10, 2014  Source: Vanderbilt University Medical Center   Summary:  A darting mouse may hold an important clue in the development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism and bipolar disorder, according to a study. The transgenic mouse, into which was inserted a rare human genetic variation in the dopamine transporter (DAT), could lead to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of these all-too-common brain disorders, said the report’s senior author.     More and source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141110110726.htm


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