$1 million gift to fund Ehlers Danlos syndrome research at BCM

marfan-syndrome-uk-logo-square150HOUSTON — (August 14, 2013) — With a new $1 million gift, Baylor College of Medicine geneticist Dr. Brendan Lee hopes to broaden understanding of the mechanisms of Ehlers Danlos syndrome, an incurable, inherited connective tissue disorder in which the body does not make enough collagen, resulting in weakened tendons and ligaments and ultimately poor skin healing and hypermobile joints.

Given by Dr. And Mrs. David Ott, the gift will establish the Pamela and David Ott Fund for Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue and Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS).

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