Von Hippel Lindau Syndrome

What is Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome?

Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by the growth of benign and malignancy tumors in the central nervous system (CNS) and viscera. This may include many different types of tumors, such haemangioblastomas, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) renal cysts and phaeochromocytoma.

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Key mechanism identified by which the body regulates iron metabolism

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Loss of a single gene in kidney cancer cells causes them to stop making mitochondria

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