Neurogenomics of speech and language disorders: the road ahead
1 Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, 6525 XD Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2 Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University, 6525 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Genome Biology 2013, 14:204 doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-4-204Published: 18 April 2013
Next-generation sequencing is set to transform the discovery of genes underlying neurodevelopmental disorders, and so offer important insights into the biological bases of spoken language. Success will depend on functional assessments in neuronal cell lines, animal models and humans themselves.