Tag Archive: gene sequencing

Mar 2 2015

Finding New Genetic Syndrome Ends Medical Odyssey for Families

LETA_DNACHOP medical geneticist and researcher Ian Krantz, MD, has been a tireless detective in his efforts to find out what genetic syndrome could be behind Leta’s constellation of symptoms.

Read the rest of this entry >>

Feb 14 2013

Unlocking the Secrets of Mitochondria

mitochondriaA team led by CHOP’s Marni J. Falk, MD, has expanded next-generation gene tools designed to sequence nuclear DNA to analyze a separate source of DNA — that found within mitochondria. Mitochondria are key suppliers of the energy needed for the multiple functions of our cells. Mitochondria contain their own DNA, and play a pivotal role in human health and disease.

Read the rest of this entry >>