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International PhD fellowships: new offers

Imagine is an interdisciplinary research center in molecular medicine in the Necker Enfants-Malades University Hospital campus. Supported by funds of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, Imagine offers to PhD students cutting-edge research facilities with excellent core facilities for genomics, cell imaging, flow cytometry, bioinformatics, pathophysiology and animal housing for transgenic mice and zebra fish.

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First sickle-cell anemia patient in the world successfully treated with gene therapy

A 13 year-old patient with severe sickle-cell anemia received gene therapy in October 2014. The results of the novel treatment were full remission...

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New genes associated with congenital hypothyroidism

Since 1978, congenital hypothyroidism is detected at birth, on the blotting paper used to collect a drop of the baby’s blood. The disease affects one in 3,500 newborns. 

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