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Jeffrey Gruen: The Genetic Roots of Learning Disabilities

Jeffrey Gruen: The Genetic Roots of Learning Disabilities

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Harlan reports on a new study suggesting dramatic health benefits from bursts of vigorous activity; Howie explains how genetic science is starting to illuminate a mystery in his own medical history. And they are joined by Yale physician and scientist Jeffrey Gruen to discuss his work identifying the genetic variants associated with dyslexia and designing early interventions for kids with learning disabilities. 


”Association of wearable device-measured vigorous intermittent lifestyle physical activity with mortality”

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