Displaying items by tag: department of genetics

UAB researchers have found a previously unknown gene variant that appears to contribute to movement disorders.

The Gilbert Family Foundation’s Gene Therapy Initiative funds researchers at UAB exploring developmental and curative therapies for NF1.

Examination of a larger group of patients extends the clinical manifestations first described 11 years ago.
A gene mutation causes wrinkled skin and hair loss; turning off that mutation restores the mouse to normal appearance.
Patients with such mutations potentially need increased disease surveillance and show a high predisposition to develop malignancies.
Page 3 of 5