Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Waking ‘sleeping’ genes could help Prader-Willi syndrome

(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) New funding is enabling Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers to develop new approaches to potentially help people with Prader-Willi syndrome, a devastating and incurable genetic condition.Research grants from the Prader-Willi Research Foundation of Australia and the US Foundation for Prader-Willi Research will enable Associate Professor Marnie Blewitt to investigate whether awakening 'sleeping' genes could overcome some of the genetic errors underlying Prader-Willi syndrome, and reduce the severity of some of its symptoms.