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GGC Partnership Campus News

The latest news about the Greenwood Genetic Center Partnership Campus.
Greenwood Genetic Center

The National MPS Society has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC). Richard Steet, PhD, Director of Research at GGC, is the lead investigator on the two-year project aimed at improving the diagnosis and hastening treatment for patients with these rare disorders.Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and related disorders, as a group, affect approximately 1 in 25,000 individuals. The MPS Society provides support resources for families as well as funding for research into this group of disorders which can affect the health, development, quality of life and lifespan of affectedSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-hover-image"...

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GGC Partnership Campus, Life Science

Greenwood, SC, November 26, 2019 — The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Foundation, a nonprofit 501c3 established to serve as the philanthropic arm supporting the mission of the Greenwood Genetic Center, is proud to announce the launch of a new website highlighting their GGC Partnership Campus at http://partnershipcampus.com/.The GGC Partnership Campus will serve as both an anchor of Greenwood’s emerging Medical Innovation District and as a vital, connected hub within the broader Greenwood community. The campus will become the location of choice for companies and organizations seeking a quality-of-life environment withSEE DETAILS </spa...

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Life Science

Welcome to The new GGC Partnership Campus Website. This is our first post. We plan to provide updates on all the exciting happenings in the Greenwood and Lakelands area related to Health, Life Science, and Genetics. Please check back soon!

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Clemson Center for Human Genetics

GREENWOOD, South Carolina — Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of  susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.The research has been published by PLOS Genetics, titled “Genetics of Cocaine and Methamphetamine Consumption and Preference in Drosophila melanogaster.” The manuscript’s senior authors are geneticists Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt of the Center for Human Genetics. The co-authors are Chad Highfill, Brandon Baker and Stephenie Stevens.The study assesses naturally occurring variation in<a class="more-link" href="http://partnershipcampus.com/clemson-center-for-human-genetics-continues-to-unravel-how-genes-impact-drug-use-and-addiction...

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Greenwood Genetic Center

SEATTLE, WA – GGC co-founder and senior clinical geneticist, Roger E. Stevenson, MD, has been honored with ‘The ACMG Foundation David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Genetics’ at the college’s annual meeting in Seattle. Stevenson, a native of Neeses, SC, is a 1962 graduate of Furman University and received his MD from Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest, where as a medical student, he set up the school’s first chromosome lab and made a groundbreaking discovery about the risk of birth defects in mothers with PKU, a rareSEE DETAILS

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