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genetics

Patient Story

‘It was like a dream’

The Gashi family, of Michigan, traveled far in their quest for answers to their daughter’s mysterious illness. They found success right here at home.

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Evie the Brave

Resilience and a 'sweet spirit' have helped a Michigan girl in a longtime battle with epilepsy and a genetic condition.

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Jameson’s journey

In the quest to treat their 6-year-old boy's rare disease, a California couple finds answers in West Michigan.

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‘We celebrate every milestone’

For a Michigan couple eager to help their son, genetics research is lighting the path ahead.

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The miraculous Marley

An energetic 6-year-old is leading the way in treatment for a rare genetic mutation.

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Finding answers and hope

Genetic testing helps the family of a Michigan boy dig deeper into his unique health challenges.

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Helping Gabby thrive

Genetic testing that pinpointed a rare disorder helped a Michigan couple give their daughter the tools she needs to blossom.

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‘Live with a positive mindset’

Though they live under the shadow of Huntington's disease, the Shurlow family runs toward a hopeful future.

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‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

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‘A beacon of hope’

Katriona VanDoorne has battled cystic fibrosis since birth. New medicine and genetic discoveries finally allow her to breathe easy and look toward better tomorrows.

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

A dementia-Parkinson’s gene?

Memory and thinking skills may decline faster in Parkinson's patients who have a high-risk gene variant.