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a pathological condition of mind or body

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TUR-007 is a preclinical drug candidate targeting pathological mechanisms associated with Canavan Disease.
Gao discovered the gene mutation that causes Canavan disease, a rare condition that can result in loss of vision and motor skills and often causes death in very young children.
It is important to remember that children with Canavan disease first lose their sense of sight, then their hearing and their motor functions.
He has Canavan disease, a rare neurodegenerative disorder that has gradually depleted the myelin, or electrical insulation, in his brain and confined him to a wheelchair.
the Myriad Genetics BRCA1 patent, the University of Miami Canavan disease patent, the CCR5 HIV co-receptor gene patent).
In 1998, the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) recommended adding Canavan disease (CD) testing by DNA analysis to TSD screening for AJ individuals.
Nanogen offers Analyte Specific Reagents and related products to research laboratories and clinical reference labs for the detection of genetic mutations associated with a variety of diseases, including cystic fibrosis, Alzheimer's disease, hereditary hemochromatosis, cardiovascular disease, beta thalassemia and Canavan disease.
Canavan disease is a rare genetic disease that leads to degeneration of the brain and results in mental retardation, loss of motor skills and other symptoms; there is a higher incidence in those of Ashkenazi Jewish and French Canadian ancestries.
The children had Canavan disease, characterized by spongy degeneration of the brain's white matter.
A typical result of this was families allowing tissue from children with the fatal Canavan disease to be used for research in the hope of finding a cure.
Two years ago, in another well-known case, the Miami Children's Hospital received a patent on a gene for the rare Canavan disease that it had identified in one of its patients, Jonathan Greenberg.
Concerning gene therapy, Alain Fischer (Hypital Necker, Paris, France) presented his pioneering work, while several others presented on-going trials to treat Canavan disease or blindness.