NEW LIGHT SHINES ON OUR UNDERSTANDING OF RARE DISEASES
French and Canadian scientists make discovery that could affect diagnosis, genetic counselling and therapeutic approaches in patients with a rare condition.
Montreal – Rare hereditary recessive diseases were thought to be expressed in off-spring only when both parents carry a mutation in the causal gene, but a new study is changing this paradigm. An international research team led by scientists at the University of Lorraine in France along with McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Canada discovered a new cause of a rare condition known as cblC, that they named “epi-cblC”.
For more information about this exciting news click here.