The NeuroDev Study: Phenotypic and Genetic Characterization of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Kenya and South Africa

Elsevier, Neuron, Volume 101, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 15-19, ISSN 0896-6273, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.12.016.
Authors: 
Victoria de Menil, Michelle Hoogenhout, Patricia Kipkemoi, Dorcas Kamuya, Emma Eastman, Alice Galvin, Katini Mwangasha, Jantina de Vries, Symon M. Kariuki, Serini Murugasen, Paul Mwangi, Ilina Singh, Dan J. Stein, Amina Abubakar, Charles R. Newton, Kirsten A. Donald, Elise Robinson

The NeuroDev study will deeply phenotype cognition, behavior, dysmorphias, and neuromedical traits on an expected cohort of 5,600 Africans (1,800 child cases, 1,800 child controls, and 1,900 parents) and will collect whole blood for exome sequencing and biobanking.