NEW YORK, Jan 2 – The University of California-Davis is launching a $1 million neurodevelopmental genomics laboratory in its M.I.N.D. Institute to study the genetic profiles of children who are vulnerable to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, the University announced Tuesday.

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