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As there is currently no successful treatment for individuals with tay-sachs disease, there is a need for significant research into therapy techniques that could be useful in the treatment. The name of the disorder that we are researching is called tay sachs disease it is a rare disease that is inherited and destroys the nerve cells(spinal cord, brain.
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