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Deafness and DNA

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Re: Deafness and DNA

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This is a repost of my first response, which was deleted because it contained a link to a commercial site.


There are several different subtypes of Waardenburg Syndrome. If you know which type, I can tell you a little bit more.

I researched an autosomal dominant hearing impairment in my own family with a combination of genealogy and autosomal DNA testing at 23andMe. The gene was unknown in our case, but we think we have narrowed down the possibilities. I wrote about this on the 23andMe blog:

[link omitted -- you can find the post by Googling these keywords

turner "tracking down a trait" ]

It sounds like you might have enough family members to conduct similar research yourself.
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