Father works to prevent Black Bone disease

A father from Cambridge has helped launch a clinical trial into a drug that could prevent both his sons developing a serious genetic illness they are carrying.

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Father's work to stop inherited disease

A father from Cambridge has helped launch a clinical trial into a drug which could prevent both his sons developing a serious genetic illness they are carrying.

Black Bone disease progresses during adulthood, and causes brittle bones and heart disease. Dr Nick Sireau gave up work four years ago to concentrate on finding a drug to stop its progress.

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