Bar Harbor -- Scientists at The Jackson Laboratory are working towards identifying the gene that causes Alström Syndrome. The research is providing increased understanding of the genetic basis for the disease and may offer fundamental insights into the underlying causes of obesity, diabetes, and sensory defects in humans.
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