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Seattle Children's experts pinpoint genes behind rare jaw disorder


Seattle Children's experts pinpoint genes behind rare jaw disorder

July 17, 2012


Source - KING 5 TV

A young Seattle girl born with a malformation of her jaw is helping experts at Seattle Children's Hospital pinpoint what causes the rare genetic disorder. Dr. Michael Cunningham, medical director of the hospital’s Craniofacial Center, studied Lexi's genes and pinpointed two malfunctioning genes that led to her jaw disorder.

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