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Cystic Fibrosis Genetics Breakthrough
2013-08-26 12:46:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With over 1,900 mutations in the genes responsible for cystic fibrosis (CF), separating the harmful alterations form the benign ones has been a long, arduous undertaking for geneticists. In a new report published in Nature Genetics, researchers describe major progress in determining which mutations are which, increasing the number of recognized CF-causing mutations from 22 to 127. The new findings represent 95 percent of the...

2012-05-10 06:27:13

ATLANTA, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Georgia Chapter will hold its 22(nd) Annual GREAT STRIDES walk. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19th at the IC Courtyard on the Georgia Tech campus; registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Great Strides is a national fundraising program that aims to raise $40 million in 2012 to support vital cystic fibrosis research, education and care programs. It is the CF...