New research draws links between a father’s age and genetic damage he can pass on. Children of older fathers have greater rates of a number of diseases and disorders, including autism.

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  • Andrew Wyrobek medical biophysicist, senior staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Dr. Alan DeCherney ob/gyn, chief of the Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health
  • Jeremy Silverman professor of psychiatry and director of the Family Studies Research Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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