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Child Saved in US Thanks To 2008 Genetic Discovery at Hadassah University Medical Center

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A 2008 discovery of a genetic mutation causing muscle breakdown by a Hadassah University Medical Center team, led by Prof. Orly Elpeleg, head of the Department of Human Genetics, has resulted in the saving of a three-year-old child's life at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Read the Washington Post article. Read the comment on The Washington Post website from Ron Krumer, Director of Hadassah's Department of External Relations, alerting readers to the fact that the genetic mutation was a Hadassah discovery.

Date: 12/15/2011


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