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Gene Therapy Clinical Trial Yields Promising Results For Batten Disease, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Study


5/14/2008 8:23:00 AM

ScienceDaily — Promising results from a team of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center physician-scientists show that gene therapy is both safe and effective at slowing the progression of Batten disease, or Late Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (LINCL), a rare, genetic, degenerative neurological disorder that usually becomes fatal in children by the age of 8 to 12.

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