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Mom of first person saved by DNA sequencing fighting to increase access

When Nic Volker was 2, his mother discovered an abscess on his rectum, and soon after, whenever he’d eat, his body would punish him by forming holes in his intestine. The once-healthy little boy’s condition led to a colectomy and mystified scientists for years until 2009, when he underwent DNA sequencing, which was then an […]

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