Mice with genetic defect for human stuttering offer new insight into speech disorder

Posted by on April 14, 2016 6:42 pm
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Mice that vocalize in a repetitive, halting pattern similar to human stuttering may provide insight into a condition that has perplexed scientists for centuries, according to a new study. These mice, which carry a mutation in a gene associated with stuttering in humans, may help scientists understand the biological basis of the disorder, and potentially lead to treatments.

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