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Researchers identify crucial innate immunity role for gene linked to ARC syndrome in children

Researchers identify crucial innate immunity role for gene linked to ARC syndrome in children

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found an important innate immunity role for a gene linked to a rare, fatal syndrome in children. Their study has implications for a much more common disease: tuberculosis. [More]
Super Suits help improve developmental delays in children

Super Suits help improve developmental delays in children

Bulky. Clunky. Cumbersome. Restrictive. Heavy. Robotic. When you think of exoskeletons and medical garments, the first adjectives that come to mind aren't usually positive. In the world of physical therapy, even the best rehabilitation program in the world can't produce results if it's not followed correctly. [More]
Protein sensor for proprioception found

Protein sensor for proprioception found

Can you touch a finger to the tip of your nose with your eyes closed? Most of us can, thanks to a sense called proprioception, which tells us where our body parts are relative to each other and our environment. Not surprisingly, this sense is essential for normal movement and balance—walking, for instance. [More]
TGen-led study associates 'X-linked' syndromes to genetic origins

TGen-led study associates 'X-linked' syndromes to genetic origins

A study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute has for the first time matched dozens of infantile diseases and syndromes involving muscle weakness and stiff joints to their likely genetic origins. [More]
TGen researcher explores latest findings about children born with limited mobility

TGen researcher explores latest findings about children born with limited mobility

Dr. Lisa Baumbach-Reardon, an Associate Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, will lead a panel discussion about Arthrogryposis (ARGY) today at the 2013 American College of Medical Genetics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. [More]
Myasthenia gravis therapies: an interview with Professor Daniel Drachman

Myasthenia gravis therapies: an interview with Professor Daniel Drachman

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease that produces weakness and fatiguability of muscles. It affects between 1 and 7 people per 10,000, according to the best statistics. [More]
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