An international consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine has identified for the first time a gene associated with familial glioma (brain tumors that appear in two or more members of the same family) providing new support that certain people may be genetically predisposed to the disease.
Dr. Matthew Bainbridge, first author on the report, combed through the sequencing data and identified mutations in a gene called POT1, which was present in two of the families.
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