High-throughput sequencing to decipher the genetic heterogeneity of deafness
Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Genome Biology 2012, 13:245 doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-5-245Published: 29 May 2012
Identifying genes causing non-syndromic hearing loss has been challenging using traditional approaches. We describe the impact that high-throughput sequencing approaches are having in discovery of genes related to hearing loss and the implications for clinical diagnosis.