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DSF is creating a biobank of patient-derived iPSCs

Model systems have allowed researchers to study Dravet syndrome in ways that would not be possible in a human patient. Uncovering the genetic cause of Dravet syndrome (mutations in the SCN1A gene) enabled the development of animal models carrying similar mutations and displaying characteristic symptoms of Dravet syndrome. These animal models include flies, zebrafish, mice, …

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