Researchers in the Division of Genetics at Children's Hospital Boston uncover the underlying genetics and mechanisms of inherited disorders. The Clinical Genetics Program and the genetics research laboratories are closely interrelated, facilitating the rapid translation of progress in the laboratory to clinical applications. Focus areas of study include the genetics of autism and other complex diseases.
Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Genetics at Children's Hospital Boston, discusses the challenges of identifying autism susceptibility genes and his own discoveries. Read more or check out our slide show.