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A genetic disorder is a disease caused in whole or in part by a "variation" (a different form) or "mutation" (alteration) of a gene.
Nutritional supplement may reduce the risk of strokes caused by a rare genetic disorder

Nutritional supplement may reduce the risk of strokes caused by a rare genetic disorder

“Hidden genetic defects” can cause a variety of illnesses in children

“Hidden genetic defects” can cause a variety of illnesses in children

New gene editor could help treat genetic disorders caused by single-nucleotide mutations

New gene editor could help treat genetic disorders caused by single-nucleotide mutations

Scientists identify new drug target for treating Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Scientists identify new drug target for treating Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Scientists discover molecular defects associated with rare genetic disorder in children

Scientists discover molecular defects associated with rare genetic disorder in children

Research clarifies regulatory impacts of ubiquitin-proteasome system on DNA damage repair

Research clarifies regulatory impacts of ubiquitin-proteasome system on DNA damage repair

New approach can prevent toxicity linked to neurological gene therapy

New approach can prevent toxicity linked to neurological gene therapy

New technology rapidly diagnoses sickle cell disease

New technology rapidly diagnoses sickle cell disease

Removing copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers

Removing copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers

Genes linked to Down syndrome abnormalities may offer protection against solid tumors

Genes linked to Down syndrome abnormalities may offer protection against solid tumors

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

A new cell-based gene therapy approach to correct hemophilia A

A new cell-based gene therapy approach to correct hemophilia A

Whole genome sequencing can improve rare disease diagnosis

Whole genome sequencing can improve rare disease diagnosis

Dysfunctional placenta can contribute to Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Dysfunctional placenta can contribute to Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Overactive enzyme causes an inherited form of hypertension

Overactive enzyme causes an inherited form of hypertension