Matthew and family in a TV station interview regarding Duke´s discovery


Duke researchers find gene mutation for childhood disorder.
DURHAM, N.C. — Every person has genetic mutations. Most have no harmful effects, but some can lead to disabling disorders.

Duke researchers recently identified a gene mutation for a disorder that is commonly misdiagnosed in children as epilepsy.

Matthew Wuchich is one of those children. When he was 3 months old, he began to show occasional signs of weakness and paralysis that could last minutes or hours.

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