The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.
Four-leaf clovers are said to represent good luck. They also represent something else: genetic mutation.
OMRF researchers found mutations in PDGF receptor beta can trigger two rare diseases.
The new finding was published in the scientific journal eLife.
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