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Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS) is a multi-system condition that leads ultimately to blindness. This condition is also linked to shortened life expectancy due to kidney failure. Genital, digit and renal anomalies, obesity and a variable degree of cognitive impairment also characterize this disorder. The researchers have identified the genetic basis of BBS in Rae-Edzo. This study, which will be at leas...