Monthly Archives: April 2011

Feinstein Scientists Identify Abnormal Disease Pathway


MANHASSET, NY – Scientists tried creating a laboratory model of idiopathic torsion dystonia, a neurological condition marked by uncontrolled movements, particularly twisting and abnormal postures. But the genetic defect that causes dystonia in humans didn’t seem to work in the laboratory models that showed no symptoms whatsoever. Now, a team of scientists at the Feinstein… read more

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