NIH Press Release
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Human Genome Research Institute

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE
Thursday, July 10, 1997
4:00 p.m. Eastern Time


Margo Warren, NINDS
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Jeff Witherly, NHGRI
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Nancy Creel, APMRF, Rockbridge Group
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Press Conference

Sponsored by the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation (APMRF)

Announcing the identification of a gene for the fatal childhood cholesterol disorder, Niemann-Pick type C

The research report appears in the July 11 issue of the journal Science.

Thursday, July 10, 1997
1:00 p.m.
Lisagor Room
National Press Club
14 and F Streets, NW
Washington, D.C.

Featuring research scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including: