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a pathological condition of mind or body

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Additionally, the report provides an overview of key players involved in therapeutic development for Canavan Disease and features dormant and discontinued projects.
Shi's previous CIRM-funded research on Canavan disease collected stem cells from patients with the disease and corrected the genetic defect that is responsible for the disorder.
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.
At 6 months, Jacob was diagnosed with Canavan disease, a rare and fatal genetic brain disorder that interferes with the natural production of myelin, the white matter in the brain responsible for transmitting nerve impulses from one part of the body to another.
A PATIENT GAVE BIRTH to a child who had Canavan disease, a neurologic disorder characterized by spongy degeneration of the central nervous system, with death often occurring by 4 years.
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.
The case, Greenberg v Miami Children's Hospital, is brought by a group of parents who had children with Canavan disease, a fatal genetic disorder that occurs most frequently in Ashkenazi Jews.
Companies have prohibited researchers from testing patients for the genes for breast cancer, Canavan disease (a crippling neurological condition that kills children before age 20), and an iron overload condition called hemochromatosis.
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.