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Usher Syndrome type 1 knows six different genes (USH 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F, 1G and 1J) and many different mutations. Additional information about these genes, the proteins involved and the various mutations in these USH1-genes is to be found in ‘Usher Syndrome and DNA diagnostics’. Which developments, studies and clinical

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The hereditary material of each person is stored in the DNA. The DNA consists of many genes. Each gene contains the code for the production of a protein. Proteins are the building blocks of our bodies. Reading this code for producing a protein is a complicated process. Each gene has

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‘CRUSH USH’ The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO) has given the Usher Syndrome expertise centre in Radboud UMC permission to actually start the CRUSH study. The CCMO assesses whether medical scientific research complies with the legal stipulations. With this the CCMO guarantees the protection of participants of

The RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies By now, both the RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies have been started in the Usher Syndrome Expertise Centre in Radboud UMC in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. What are the differences and the similarities? We will explain below. CRUSH has been aligned to RUSH2aAlso thanks to