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Sharon Savage Discusses Telomeres in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome at 2016 NIH Rare Disease Day

Sharon Savage discusses telomeres at NIH.

Sharon Savage

In recognition of Rare Disease Day 2016, Sharon Savage, M.D., Chief of the Clinical Genetics Branch, discussed her research on Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS) at a day-long symposium hosted by NIH; her talk was titled “Bench to Bedside Update: Telomeres in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.” LFS is a rare, inherited disorder that leads to a higher risk of multiple cancers, including soft tissue sarcomas, brain tumors, and breast cancer. Dr. Savage is the principal investigator of a clinical, genetic, and epidemiologic study of LFS.

View Dr. Savage’s talk on Telomeres in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.