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Giovanni Neri


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Italian medical geneticist, Rome.

Biography of Giovanni Neri

Giovanni Neri is professor of medical genetics and director of the university's Institute of Genetic Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuor in Rome. He is active in the Fragile X Research Association (FRAXA), an American body engaged in genetic research towards a treatment for Fragile X syndrome.


  • Richard J Gibbons, Satvinder Bachoo, David J. Picketts, Salim Aftimos, Bernhard Asenbauer, JoAnn Bergoffen, Susan A. Berry, Niklas Dahl, Alan Fryer, Kim Keppler, Kenji Kurosawa, Michael L. Levin, Mitsuo Masuno, Giovanni Neri, Mary Ella Pierpont, Sarah F. Slaney & Douglas R. Higgs:
    Mutations in transcriptional regulator ATRX establish the functional significance of a PHD-like domain.
    Nature Genetics, October 1997, volume 17 (2): 146.

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