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Researchers find gene responsible for rare condition that can lead to melanomas

The genetic cause of a rare condition which causes large moles to grow on the skin and brain before birth and which increases the risk of melanoma, has finally been identified in a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

A critical role in vital research – Teigan's story

At the age of one, Teigan’s kidneys began to fail and she was rushed into intensive care. Seven months later, she was diagnosed with an immunodeficiency. With more conventional treatments deemed too risky, experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) suggested that Teigan take part in a pioneering gene therapy trial.

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