Welcome to the Genetic Disorders Studies Page

About Genetic Disorders

DNA contains the instructions for producing the body’s cells; abnormalities in these instructions cause genetic disorders like Down syndrome, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and sickle cell anemia. While the symptoms of many genetic disorders emerge only late in life, the DNA that causes them is present from birth. Accordingly, your child may help researchers better understand the progression of genetic disorders and, perhaps, how to halt those processes.

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RELATED RESEARCH AREAS:
  Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Birth Defects, Other Genetic Disorders, Chromosome Problems, Sickle Cell Anemia

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