January 22, 2021

Rare mutations drive cystic fibrosis in Caribbean

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By Nicholas Weiler From UCSF Health Cystic Fibrosis (CF) in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic is dominated by unusual gene mutations not often observed in previously studied CF populations, according to comprehensive genome sequencing led by physician–scientists at UC San Francisco and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in San Juan. Remarkably, a majority of Dominican […]