Locating genes for elementary and complex cognitive abilities using genetic linkage and association analysis [ 2003 - 2003 ]

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Researchers Ms M Luciano Dr DL Duffy

Brief description This study aims to identify genes influencing cognitive ability by using multiple measures of cognition in combination with genetic linkage and association analyses. Multiple measures can increase the statistical power of finding a gene and provide a more comprehensive framework for charting the functional role of genes. The outcome of locating genes for cognition will provide insight into biological functions of the brain which affect human intellect, and will have downstream practical applications which could include better educational, behavioural and biomedical management of learning and memory disorders, and of other intellectual disabilities.

Funding Amount $60,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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