Four Symptoms Linked to MAPK8IP3

Four Symptoms Linked to MAPK8IP3

Our understanding of the gene mutation MAPK8IP3 is constantly updated as we learn from gene studies. This article will briefly summarize some of the symptoms shared among those diagnosed with MAPK8IP3. We hope the article might offer some clarification and...
mRNA’s Potential for Gene Therapy

mRNA’s Potential for Gene Therapy

mRNA is a word that you’ve probably heard discussed more frequently in the past few years than ever before in your life. It has become a hot topic as a result of the pandemic. The NY Times recently published an article on mRNA and the development of the COVID-19...
Diagnosing Developmental Delays

Diagnosing Developmental Delays

Anne M. Jones’ Story Subchorionic Hemorrhage shown in top two scans When Anne M. Jones gave birth to her son, nothing suggested that he might be atypical. During pregnancy, there were slight complications a, “subchorionic hemorrhage that occurred and...
What is Gene Sequencing?

What is Gene Sequencing?

Starting with DNA Most of us are familiar with the word DNA and have a basic understanding of it. It’s where our genes are stored. In essence, DNA makes us who we are through gene expression. DNA comprises two strands twisting around each other with a ladder of...
What is Gene Therapy?

What is Gene Therapy?

Medline describes gene therapy as an experimental form of medical treatment. Gene therapy, while still experimental, can potentially treat MAPK8IP3. It transfers healthy segments of DNA to affected cells. The result is that the body produces the healthy segment of DNA...