Human Genetics

, Volume 131, Issue 2, pp 311–313 | Cite as

Studies in a consanguineous family reveal a novel locus for stuttering on chromosome 16q

  • Muhammad Hashim Raza
  • Rana Amjad
  • Sheikh Riazuddin
  • Dennis Drayna
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Acknowledgments

We thank Ms. Bushra Raza for assistance with stuttering diagnosis, and A. Schaffer, T. Friedman, and R. Morell for helpful comments on the manuscript. We particularly thank the family members who participated in this research study. This work was supported by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan and by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders/National Institutes of Health Intramural Grant # Z01-000046-11.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Hashim Raza
    • 1
  • Rana Amjad
    • 2
    • 3
  • Sheikh Riazuddin
    • 2
    • 3
  • Dennis Drayna
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Allama Iqbal Medical Research CentreUniversity of PunjabLahorePakistan
  3. 3.Centre of Excellence in Molecular BiologyUniversity of PunjabLahorePakistan

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