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Group leader positions at the Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases

The Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases, located in the Necker Enfants malades Hospital campus in the heart of Paris, is inviting applications for group leader positions.

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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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