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Washington University School of Medicine

Gene Variant Linked to Macular Degeneration

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Caption: Researchers from around the world, led by scientists at the Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Michigan School of Public Gealth, have identified a mutation in a gene that's linked to age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in Americans over 50. Jim Dryden reports.

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