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9-year-old boy with rare disease now has engineered skin covering 80% of his body – Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times9-year-old boy with rare disease now has engineered skin covering 80% of his bodyLos Angeles TimesFor a soccer-playing, holiday-loving boy on the brink of death from a rare inherited skin disease, doctors have accomplished a feat of genetic engineering, surgical stamina and raw nerve. Infections arising from blisters and sores had destroyed 60% of ...Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorderThe Guardian'Butterfly child' given life-saving skinBBC NewsGene Therapy Creates New Skin to Save a Dying ChildNew York TimesFox News -NPR -Telegraph.co.uk -Popular Scienceall 60 news articles

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