The Genetic Etiology of Tourette Syndrome: Large-Scale Collaborative Efforts on the Precipice of Discovery

@article{Georgitsi2016TheGE,
  title={The Genetic Etiology of Tourette Syndrome: Large-Scale Collaborative Efforts on the Precipice of Discovery},
  author={Marianthi Georgitsi and A. Jeremy Willsey and Carol A. Mathews and Matthew W. State and Jeremiah M. Scharf and Peristera Paschou},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={10}
}
Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by multiple motor and phonic tics. It has a complex etiology with multiple genes likely interacting with environmental factors to lead to the onset of symptoms. The genetic basis of the disorder remains elusive. However, multiple resources and large-scale projects are coming together, launching a new era in the field and bringing us on the verge of discovery. The large-scale efforts… 

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