Some 400 million patients worldwide are affected by more than 7,000 rare diseases; yet treatments for rare genetic diseases remain an underserved area. The father of a boy born with a rare disease created the RareCamp project and the OpenTreatments Foundation to enable patients to create gene therapies for rare genetic diseases; then work with their doctors and nonprofits to develop drugs. The post Open Source Joins Efforts to Create Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases appeared first on LinuxInsider.


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