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Fanconi anemia or FA, is a rare, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure. FA causes your bone marrow to stop making enough new blood cells for your body to work normally. FA also can cause your bone marrow to make many abnormal blood cells. This can lead to serious health problems such as cancer.
Researchers discover unexpected survival mechanism of a subset of cancer cells

Researchers discover unexpected survival mechanism of a subset of cancer cells

WVU researcher studies stubborn blood disease that strikes children

WVU researcher studies stubborn blood disease that strikes children

Study suggests new approach to treat life-threatening blood disorder in children

Study suggests new approach to treat life-threatening blood disorder in children

Breakthrough study sheds light on mechanism underlying Warsaw Breakage Syndrome

Breakthrough study sheds light on mechanism underlying Warsaw Breakage Syndrome

Study reveals role of RUNX proteins in DNA repair

Study reveals role of RUNX proteins in DNA repair

Scientists find people's assumptions about DNA repair after CRISPR editing to be wrong

Scientists find people's assumptions about DNA repair after CRISPR editing to be wrong

Synthetic gene reveals potential therapeutic target for rare, inherited disease

Synthetic gene reveals potential therapeutic target for rare, inherited disease

Rocket Pharma partners with Stanford University to advance FA and PKD gene therapy research

Rocket Pharma partners with Stanford University to advance FA and PKD gene therapy research

Researchers identify novel gene involved in familial breast cancer

Researchers identify novel gene involved in familial breast cancer

New syndrome caused by biallelic mutations predisposes the body to tumors

New syndrome caused by biallelic mutations predisposes the body to tumors

Gene editing technology shines light on rare dyskeratosis congenita

Gene editing technology shines light on rare dyskeratosis congenita

Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Researchers detect new gene mutation linked to Fanconi anemia

Researchers detect new gene mutation linked to Fanconi anemia

Study uncovers how effects of HSP90 protein can alter course of genetic diseases

Study uncovers how effects of HSP90 protein can alter course of genetic diseases

Scientists discover molecular link between rare childhood genetic disease and major cancer gene

Scientists discover molecular link between rare childhood genetic disease and major cancer gene

Novel ‘gene therapy in a box’ could effectively deliver modified blood stem cells

Novel ‘gene therapy in a box’ could effectively deliver modified blood stem cells

Network of proteins linked to cancer may play vital role in male fertility

Network of proteins linked to cancer may play vital role in male fertility

Genome engineering-based methods pave way for new treatment of patients with sickle cell disease

Genome engineering-based methods pave way for new treatment of patients with sickle cell disease

Researchers discover new function of genes in Fanconi anemia pathway

Researchers discover new function of genes in Fanconi anemia pathway

Scientists use FAN1 knockout mice to refine detailed mechanisms involved in damaged DNA repair

Scientists use FAN1 knockout mice to refine detailed mechanisms involved in damaged DNA repair