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International research shows at least a dozen genetic variants increase the risk of ADHD

Stephen Faraone, PhD (photo by Jim Howe)

Stephen Faraone, PhD (photo by Jim Howe)

Recent international research involving a scientist at Upstate Medical University is giving new insight into the biology behind attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Stephen Faraone, PhD, explains that certain genetic variants can increase a person's risk for developing ADHD. Faraone is a Distinguished Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and a professor of neuroscience and physiology. He and colleagues published their work in the journal Nature Genetics.

 

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