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Discovering the Missing Link between my Rare Disease and an Olympic Athlete

Jill Viles, an Iowa mother with no clinical training, shares her story of how she self-diagnosed her rare condition, a muscle-wasting disease caused by a mutation in the LMNA gene. She will also discuss how she discovered that a mutation in the same gene is the underlying cause for the excess muscle phenotype exhibited by Canadian Olympic hurdler Priscilla Lopes-Schliep.
Head of Lab; Clinical Genomics and Personalized Medicine Specialist, Congenica
Suzanne Drury
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