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Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
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Washington University School of Medicine

Molecule Related Diabetes and Neuron Damage in Wolfram Syndrome

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Caption: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere have identified a cellular mechanism that allows a single gene to cause damage in many different systems in the body in patients with the severe form of insulin-dependent diabetes known as Wolfram Syndrome.

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