NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A rare mutation in the PIK3CD gene is shared among a number of unrelated patients with a primary immunodeficiency, researchers led by the University of Cambridge's Sergey Nejentsev reported in Science today.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

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