UConn Health Geneticist Helps Solve Diagnostic Odyssey

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As early as 10 months old, the Spear family knew their daughter Miriam was genetically different.

Knowing your child is different can be difficult for any parent but not knowing why can make it even harder.

The Spear family spent nearly six years searching for a diagnosis for their daughter Miriam.

Their diagnostic odyssey finally ended when they visited UConn Health and Dr. Jaclyn Beirne who provided the answers they needed to start focusing on the future.

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