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Autism and intellectual disability: Two sides of the same coin

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  • Charles E. Schwartz Ph.D.,

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    • Greenwood Genetic Center 113 Gregor Mendel Circle Greenwood, SC 29646.
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    • Charles E. Schwartz is the Director of Research, Greenwood Genetic Center, Greenwood, SC (USA). He has been quite active as a clinical molecular geneticist for 26 years. Dr. Schwartz is well known for his research on X-linked intellectual disability conditions, autism and split hand/split foot malformations. Recently, he has focused on applying whole exome sequencing to trios (proband plus parents) as a means to identify relevant novel sequence variants in various genetic entities.

  • Giovanni Neri

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    • Giovanni Neri is professor and chair at the Institute of Medical Genetics, Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, Italy. He has a long-standing interest in clinical and molecular issues regarding autism and intellectual disability, more specifically X-linked intellectual disability (XLID) and the fragile X syndrome. Recently he has focused on research leading to the pharmacological treatment of this inherited condition.


  • How to cite this article: Schwartz CE, Neri G. 2012. Autism and intellectual disability: Two sides of the same coin. Am J Med Genet Part C Semin Med Genet 160C:89–90.

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