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Interrogating the Genetic Determinants of Tourette’s Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Through Genome-Wide Association Studies

Congratulations Dr. Okun on the publication of “Interrogating the Genetic Determinants of Tourette’s Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Through Genome-Wide Association Studies,” in the March issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry. Abstract Objective: Tourette’s syndrome is polygenic and highly heritable. Genome-wide association study (GWAS) approaches are useful for…

Postural Tremor and Ataxia Progression in Spinocerebellar Ataxias

Congratulations Dr. Guangbin Xia and Dr. S.H. Subramony on the publication of “Postural Tremor and Ataxia Progression in Spinocerebellar Ataxias,” which was published in Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements.   Abstract Background: Postural tremor can sometimes occur in spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs). However, the prevalence and clinical characteristics of postural tremor in…