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New Developments In Research For Deadly Tay-Sachs Disease


We look at a new human gene therapy trial which will be starting up in Boston next year, to try to find ways to treat the always fatal Tay-Sachs disease. Children with the disease usually only live to be 4 or 5 years old.



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  • http://www.facebook.com/kim.crawford2 Kim Crawford Kubilus

    Hey Boston Friends, listen to WBUR today b/w 3-4 for news on the Tay-Sachs Gene Therapy Clinical Trials!!!

  • Bonnie Pastor

    We are very excited to follow this trial each step of the way. Are prayers are with this therapy that it will supply the needed treatment to save the lives of the babies and all the other people suffering with this terrible disease.
    Bonnie Pastor President of the Late Onset Tay-Sachs Research and Education Foundation

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