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Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2017 Feb 19;5(2):95-102. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.276. eCollection 2017 Mar.

Genetic contributions to stuttering: the current evidence.

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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Porter Neuroscience Research Center National Institutes of Health.


Evidence for genetic factors in persistent developmental stuttering has accumulated over the past four decades, and the genes that underlie this disorder are starting to be identified. The genes identified to date, all point to deficits in intracellular trafficking in this disorder.

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