Articles written specifically for the GLP or the articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles list the original media outlet as the source. Excerpts are posted under guidelines for Fair Use and Creative Commons for educational nonprofits (501c3). The GLP’s Fair Use policy for posting excerpts and using images is explained here.

Men and women have different gene expression in MS, pointing to sex differences in treatments

In mouse models and in humans, females susceptible to multiple sclerosis (MS) produce higher levels of the blood vessel receptor ...

Gene mutation linked to irritable bowel syndrome in some patients

Medscape | 
Approximately 2% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have a mutation of the SCN5A gene that disrupts sodium channel ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

Optional. Mail on special occasions.