News : 2014 : September

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Hussman Institute Co-Hosts Disparities Conference

More than 160 physicians and researchers representing a wide variety of disciplines and nationalities gathered in Washington, D.C., on September 4-5 for the third annual “Why We Can’t Wait: Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine.”

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Michael Gonzalez, left, and Stephan Züchner, M.D., Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Discover New Rare Neuromuscular Disease

An international team of researchers led by geneticists at the Miller School of Medicine has discovered a completely new inherited neuromuscular disorder caused by a genetic mutation that interferes with the communication between nerves and muscles, and results in impaired muscle control.

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From left, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., Carlos D. Bustamante, Ph.D., Kathleen Sebelius, Susan Hahn, M.S., C.G.C., and Joycelyn Lee, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Hussman Institute Co-Hosts Disparities Conference

More than 160 physicians and researchers representing a wide variety of disciplines and nationalities gathered in Washington, D.C., on September 4-5 for the third annual “Why We Can’t Wait: Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine.” The conference, co-hosted by the Miller School and Stanford University School of Medicine, formally acknowledged the growing impact of health disparities on genomic medicine.

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