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A portrait shot of Beryl Benacerraf, who wears a black shirt and gold necklace and smiles into the camera, on a bluish gray background.
Obstetrics “Giant” Beryl Benacerraf Dies at 73
Benacerraf pioneered the use of ultrasound to diagnose fetal syndromes.
Obstetrics “Giant” Beryl Benacerraf Dies at 73
Obstetrics “Giant” Beryl Benacerraf Dies at 73

Benacerraf pioneered the use of ultrasound to diagnose fetal syndromes.

Benacerraf pioneered the use of ultrasound to diagnose fetal syndromes.

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an immune cell in blood
Why Viral Infections Are More Severe in People with Down Syndrome
Andy Carstens | Oct 14, 2022 | 6 min read
In people with the genetic condition, inflammation can cause a mild infection to snowball out of control, a study finds.
Week in Review: April 14–18
Tracy Vence | Apr 18, 2014 | 2 min read
Genome-wide effects of trisomy 21; RNA-based signs of transgenerational stress; depression and resilience; a call to overhaul US biomedical research system
Trisomy 21 Effects Seen Genome-wide
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 16, 2014 | 3 min read
The extra chromosome behind Down’s syndrome can impact transcriptional regulation beyond chromosome 21, a study finds.
Should Standard Prenatal Screening be Scrapped?
Bob Grant | Feb 28, 2014 | 2 min read
Researchers suggest that a new prenatal DNA test should become the new standard to detect Down syndrome in fetuses.
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