A few years ago, Lilly Grossman took part in the Idiopathic Diseases of Man, or IDIOM, study led by Sarah and Eric Topol. Through the study, researchers found that her genome harbored two variants, in ADCY5 and in DOCK3, that seemed to be behind her painful muscle twitches.

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