News tagged with genetic defects

Bedouin tribe reveals secrets to McGill's GA-JOE

Van Den Ende-Gupta syndrome (VDEGS) is an extremely rare genetic disorder that is characterized by distinctive head and facial features, such as unusual eyelids, narrow and beaked noses, flat nasal bridges, ...

Sep 30, 2010
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A new approach to medicine

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Connecticut researchers are exploring how to take a patient's own cells, re-engineer them, and replace them in the body.

Sep 24, 2010
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All genes in one go

The majority of rare diseases are hereditary. But despite significant progress in genome research, in most cases their exact cause remains unclear. The discovery of the underlying genetic defect is, however, ...

Aug 29, 2010
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