19 Feb 2010
Dr. Dennis Drayna: Researchers Identify Three Genes as Source of Stuttering in Families Studied – Additional Genes Located (180)
Dr. Dennis Drayna, geneticist and senior researcher for the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, joins Peter Reitzes to discuss his recently published research which has identified three genes as a source of stuttering in families studied.
The research article that Dr. Drayna is senior author on and discusses, Mutations in the Lysosomal Enzyme–Targeting Pathway and Persistent Stuttering, is available at the New England Journal of Medicine. This research has been covered widely in the media including this segment on National Public Radio featuring Jane Fraser, President of the Stuttering Foundation.