John Hilton Edwards first described the symptoms of the genetic disorder known as Trisomy 18—one of the most common forms of human trisomy, which occurs when cells have an extra copy of a chromosome, in 1960.
Embryogenesis is an intricate process that can easily be disrupted by means of
Maternal consumption of alcohol (ethanol) during pregnancy can inhibit prenatal growth, resulting in fetuses that are small for gestational age.
On 9 August 2001, US President George W. Bush gave an eleven-minute speech from his ranch in Crawford, Texas, on the ethics and fate of US federal funding for stem cell research. The speech is available at
Estrogen plays a key role in the regulation of gene transcription. This is accomplished by its ability to act as a ligand and to bind to specific
After becoming chief pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Regional Primate Center in 1995,
Prenatal exposure to alcohol (ethanol) results in a continuum of physical, neurological, behavioral, and learning defects collectively grouped under the heading Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).