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St. Jude scientists have identified the mechanism by which Williams-Beuren Syndrome enhances the ability to discriminate between sounds. The findings were detailed in a paper published in Cell in September. Department member Stanislav Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D., was corresponding author. Read the full release.