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In Neurogenetics, Hoofbeats Mean Zebras, Not Horses

In 2019, the first gene therapy treatment for a neurogenetic disease was approved for SMA. This therapy is just the beginning, and it’s marked a tipping point in genomic analysis as it reshapes the field of neurology.

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    September 14, 2019
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    September 12, 2019
  • CRISPR Gene-Editing Shows Promise as HIV Cure, Research Shows

    September 11, 2019
  • U.S. Throws Away 3,500 Donated Kidneys Per Year, Study Says

    August 29, 2019
  • Flavored E-Cigarettes More Likely to Turn Youth into Regular Users, Study Finds

    August 11, 2019