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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Gene Therapy Clinical Trial yields promising results for Batten Disease, fatal neurological conditionPromising results from a team of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center physician - scientists show that gene therapy is safe and effective is in slowing the progression of Batten disease, or Late Infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis , a rare, genetic, degenerative neurological disorder that is usually fatal in children aged 8 to 12 years.

###The study was in the from which Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the student from the Canadian by to the Canadian Insititutes of Health Research and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program.