Dr. Mark Leppert, Department of Human Genetics, Chair recognized Kori and Rick McIntyre for their outstanding support to research at the recent SAGE meeting.

The McIntyres are parents of a six year old boy who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Carson was diagnosed with DMD at age three and their lives changed forever in that moment. They were to learn that Carson would not be able to play as other children can and he would be confined to…

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Severe Epilepsy Linked to Gene Mutation

Mutation Causes Severe Epilepsy, Febrile Seizures that strike thousands of infants, others Worldwide September 16, 2009 — University of Utah medical researchers have identified a gene with mutations that cause febrile seizures and contribute to a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome in some of the most vulnerable patients – infants 6 months…

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as of 9/16/13

The new pipe on the  6th and 7th floors is almost completed. The contractor has scheduled the 23rd and 24th to shut off the heating water to the 7th floor to make the change over to the new system. The 6th floor will have the system shut off on the 30th of September and the 1st of October for the change over. A…

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