from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the genetic factors that contribute to the development of neurological disorders.

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  • n. The study of the role of genetics in the development of neurological disorders


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  • Dr. Rubinsztein, a professor of molecular neurogenetics, says that one way to slow down or delay the onset of Huntington's disease may be to enhance the removal of the mutant huntington protein that is toxic to the cells.

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  • Dr. Zimmerman referred CHILD for a neurogenetics consultation to evaluate her abnormal metabolic test results.

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  • CHILD met with Dr. Richard Kelley, a specialist in neurogenetics, on May 22, 2001, at the Krieger Institute.

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  • ~ The neurogenetics of traumatic memories -- Evolutionarily, enhanced memory of a highly emotional event - say, a situation when one's life is in danger - is an advantage, because that information will be potentially life-saving if that situation is encountered again.

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  • SAVIDGE: Dr. David Goldman head the neurogenetics lab at the National Institutes of Health. (on camera): If you have the twins, one is an alcoholic one is not, and yet, by their genes, they are the same -- that thereby it wasn't a trait in their genes, it was the environment solely that triggered the episode of being an alcoholic?

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  • From both neurogenetics and pharmacology, there is now powerful evidence that we can go further and say that one of the root causes of compulsive disease may be a defect in the gene or genes which regulate the function of the dopamine D2 receptor, a critical reward site.

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  • Vosshall, a professor and head of the laboratory of neurogenetics and behavior at Rockefeller University, introduced a reporter to an array of provocative perfumes to underscore that smell can "put us in the mood like no other sense."

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  • The researchers described their discovery as "the holy grail of behavioural neurogenetics".

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  • Hutchinson Center and an expert in neurogenetics and neuromuscular disease.

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  • His statements puzzled Dr. David Goldman, section chief of the human neurogenetics lab at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).


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