The Genetics of Acromegaly and Gigantism

Photo: Courtesy of MedPage TodayA new NIH study in the New England Journal of Medicine says researchers from the National Institutes of Health have identified genetic mutations that cause acromegaly. The study also illuminates the role genes play in the childhood form, called gigantism. Read more from the article on GenomeWeb here. Read MedPageToday's take on it here.