A day dedicated to showing support and transforming how people think about, talk about, and participate in this giving season. Every act of generosity counts, especially when we give together. Whether it’s your time, skills, or money, we appreciate your help. 
You can share our message and donate at the link in our bio to help us reach our goal of finding a cure for #TaySachs
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A day dedicated to showing support and transforming how people think about, talk about, and participate in this giving season. Every act of generosity counts, especially when we give together. Whether it’s your time, skills, or money, we appreciate your help.
You can share our message and donate at the link in our bio to help us reach our goal of finding a cure for #TaySachs
@givingtuesdayca
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We all know #BlackFriday is meant for great deals and shopping - but we also encourage you to stop for a moment and think if there are any material items that you can give up on purchasing this year- and instead make a donation to a worthy cause. With all the big sales around this time of year, small charitable organizations often get forgotten. Help us raise funds and awareness at the link in our bio. 
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We all know #BlackFriday is meant for great deals and shopping - but we also encourage you to stop for a moment and think if there are any material items that you can give up on purchasing this year- and instead make a donation to a worthy cause. With all the big sales around this time of year, small charitable organizations often get forgotten. Help us raise funds and awareness at the link in our bio.
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends in the United States today! 🇺🇸🦃 We hope you enjoy your safe get togethers with those close to you! 
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends in the United States today! 🇺🇸🦃 We hope you enjoy your safe get togethers with those close to you!
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When it comes to #geneticdisorders, most of them have no cure. Treatment options are simply limited to management of symptoms and support. However, one of the most promising avenues of research is in the area of #genetherapy. Read more at the link in our bio
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When it comes to #geneticdisorders, most of them have no cure. Treatment options are simply limited to management of symptoms and support. However, one of the most promising avenues of research is in the area of #genetherapy. Read more at the link in our bio
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Infants are normally tested for Tay-Sachs after having hearing, sight, and movement problems. A doctor can identify the #raredisease with a physical exam and blood tests. A baby born with Tay-Sachs develops normally in the first 3 to 6 months of life. During the next months, or even years, the baby will progressively lose the ability to see, hear, and move. 
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Infants are normally tested for Tay-Sachs after having hearing, sight, and movement problems. A doctor can identify the #raredisease with a physical exam and blood tests. A baby born with Tay-Sachs develops normally in the first 3 to 6 months of life. During the next months, or even years, the baby will progressively lose the ability to see, hear, and move.
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Who exactly is at risk for #TaySachs disease? Each year, about 16 cases of Tay-Sachs are diagnosed in the United States. Although people of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (of central & eastern European descent) are at the highest risk, people of French-Canadian/Cajun heritage & Irish heritage have also been found to have the Tay-Sachs gene.
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Who exactly is at risk for #TaySachs disease? Each year, about 16 cases of Tay-Sachs are diagnosed in the United States. Although people of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (of central & eastern European descent) are at the highest risk, people of French-Canadian/Cajun heritage & Irish heritage have also been found to have the Tay-Sachs gene.
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Sio #Gene Therapies (formerly Axovant Gene Therapies) has announced that it has received Rare Pediatric Disease Designation from the US FDA. This helps bring AXO-AAV-GM2, an AAV vector #genetherapy, closer to patients to be the first treatment approved for #TaySachs disease. Such a meaningful update as we look towards hope in our cure for this #raredisease. Read more at the link in our bio. 
[https://bit.ly/36dQCkn]
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Sio #Gene Therapies (formerly Axovant Gene Therapies) has announced that it has received Rare Pediatric Disease Designation from the US FDA. This helps bring AXO-AAV-GM2, an AAV vector #genetherapy, closer to patients to be the first treatment approved for #TaySachs disease. Such a meaningful update as we look towards hope in our cure for this #raredisease. Read more at the link in our bio.
[https://bit.ly/36dQCkn]
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The importance of finding ways to give, to join others for a cause and collection action in moments of crisis is so important. Giving now is more important than ever. No matter who you are or what your situation, you can make a difference. 
We encourage you to ask us questions, share our page, or donate if you are able to. Head to the link in our bio for more!
[https://blugenes.org/donate/]
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The importance of finding ways to give, to join others for a cause and collection action in moments of crisis is so important. Giving now is more important than ever. No matter who you are or what your situation, you can make a difference.
We encourage you to ask us questions, share our page, or donate if you are able to. Head to the link in our bio for more!
[https://blugenes.org/donate/]
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Today we honour and remember those who have served and continue to serve our country. #RemembranceDay 🌺

“When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow we gave our today.” — Rudyard Kipling
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Today we honour and remember those who have served and continue to serve our country. #RemembranceDay 🌺

“When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow we gave our today.” — Rudyard Kipling
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Happy Halloween! 🎃
You can still celebrate Halloween safely this year! 👻Organize a candy hunt with those in your household, dress up for a virtual party, have a scary movie night, and carve pumpkins! 
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Happy Halloween! 🎃
You can still celebrate Halloween safely this year! 👻Organize a candy hunt with those in your household, dress up for a virtual party, have a scary movie night, and carve pumpkins!
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Did you know?
An eye abnormality called a cherry-red spot, which can be identified with an eye examination, is characteristic of #TaySachs Disease. Children with this severe infantile form of Tay-Sachs disease usually live only into early childhood.
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Did you know?
An eye abnormality called a cherry-red spot, which can be identified with an eye examination, is characteristic of #TaySachs Disease. Children with this severe infantile form of Tay-Sachs disease usually live only into early childhood.
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What exactly is a GENETIC DISORDER? Genetic Disorders occur when there is a functional error/mutation in one’s DNA. Diseases discussed as genetic disorders are caused by a direct, single-gene error. Most cells have two copies of a gene, and in some cases there is an error in one copy, enough to cause disease. Other times, a person with an error in one copy would be a carrier. ⁣
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What exactly is a GENETIC DISORDER? Genetic Disorders occur when there is a functional error/mutation in one’s DNA. Diseases discussed as genetic disorders are caused by a direct, single-gene error. Most cells have two copies of a gene, and in some cases there is an error in one copy, enough to cause disease. Other times, a person with an error in one copy would be a carrier. ⁣
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What exactly is a GENE? A gene is a segment of the DNA, that codes for something.  Each gene is like a unique recipe which usually tells a cell how to make a protein or a group of proteins.⁣
While the inventory of genes is the same from person to person, the specific version of each gene an individual has is inherited from their parents. ⁣
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What exactly is a GENE? A gene is a segment of the DNA, that codes for something. Each gene is like a unique recipe which usually tells a cell how to make a protein or a group of proteins.⁣
While the inventory of genes is the same from person to person, the specific version of each gene an individual has is inherited from their parents. ⁣
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for discovering one of gene technology’s sharpest tools, the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. These help researchers edit the genome of all living things & have reshaped the life sciences. Biochemists are now able to investigate the functions of genes and their role in the progression of disease, which is extremely relevant to the research done with gene therapy and #TaySachsDisease. This gene editor is contributing to new cancer therapies and the first studies attempting to cure inherited diseases. We look forward to the future work and discoveries that will be made because of this.  @nobelprize_org
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for discovering one of gene technology’s sharpest tools, the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. These help researchers edit the genome of all living things & have reshaped the life sciences. Biochemists are now able to investigate the functions of genes and their role in the progression of disease, which is extremely relevant to the research done with gene therapy and #TaySachsDisease. This gene editor is contributing to new cancer therapies and the first studies attempting to cure inherited diseases. We look forward to the future work and discoveries that will be made because of this. @nobelprize_org
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Thanksgiving is a little different this year but there is still lots to be thankful for!🦃 We are thankful for all front-line and essential workers who are working so hard during these times. We are thankful for discovering our resiliency, and are thankful we can spend holidays with loved ones, even if the gatherings are limited. What are you thankful for this year? ⁣
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Thanksgiving is a little different this year but there is still lots to be thankful for!🦃 We are thankful for all front-line and essential workers who are working so hard during these times. We are thankful for discovering our resiliency, and are thankful we can spend holidays with loved ones, even if the gatherings are limited. What are you thankful for this year? ⁣
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This year, #WorldMentalHealthDay falls during a time where our daily lives have changed dramatically due to COVID-19. The last few months have brought forward many new challenges for everyone; students, nurses, teachers, and friends. The need for mental health support is now more important than ever. Take care of yourself, and take care of those around you. You never know what others are going through. We are here for you! 💕
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This year, #WorldMentalHealthDay falls during a time where our daily lives have changed dramatically due to COVID-19. The last few months have brought forward many new challenges for everyone; students, nurses, teachers, and friends. The need for mental health support is now more important than ever. Take care of yourself, and take care of those around you. You never know what others are going through. We are here for you! 💕
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Commitment, integrity, and accountability. These are the values that guide us at Blu Genes. We are committed to advancing #genetherapy. We act responsibly with any funds generously donated to our cause. We believe in being accountable to all of our stakeholders. 
We are offering hope where currently there is none - we want to offer families affected by rare #geneticdisorders the best avenue of hope. 
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Commitment, integrity, and accountability. These are the values that guide us at Blu Genes. We are committed to advancing #genetherapy. We act responsibly with any funds generously donated to our cause. We believe in being accountable to all of our stakeholders.
We are offering hope where currently there is none - we want to offer families affected by rare #geneticdisorders the best avenue of hope.
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Did you know? Prenatal testing for Tay-Sachs can be performed around the 11th week of pregnancy using chorionic villi sampling. This involves removing a tiny piece of the placenta. Alternatively, the fetus can be tested with amniocentesis around the 16th week of pregnancy. In this procedure, a needle is used to remove and test a sample of the fluid surrounding the baby.⁣
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Did you know? Prenatal testing for Tay-Sachs can be performed around the 11th week of pregnancy using chorionic villi sampling. This involves removing a tiny piece of the placenta. Alternatively, the fetus can be tested with amniocentesis around the 16th week of pregnancy. In this procedure, a needle is used to remove and test a sample of the fluid surrounding the baby.⁣
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There is no cure or effective treatment for #TaySachs disease. However, researchers are pursuing several approaches to finding a cure, especially with #genetherapy. In lay terms, this is a therapy in which scientists transfer a normal gene into cells to replace an abnormal gene. This approach holds great promise for future Tay-Sachs patients. Donate at the link in our bio! 
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There is no cure or effective treatment for #TaySachs disease. However, researchers are pursuing several approaches to finding a cure, especially with #genetherapy. In lay terms, this is a therapy in which scientists transfer a normal gene into cells to replace an abnormal gene. This approach holds great promise for future Tay-Sachs patients. Donate at the link in our bio!
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We’d love to be sipping a warm cup of tea with our closest friends and family today for the first day of October! 🍵 
#Throwback to our Afternoon Tea event as we look back on last year’s fun and successful event! 
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We’d love to be sipping a warm cup of tea with our closest friends and family today for the first day of October! 🍵
#Throwback to our Afternoon Tea event as we look back on last year’s fun and successful event!
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