Author Archives: Vijaya Iyer, PhD

New Mutation in FECH Gene Linked to EPP, Study Shows

Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) with mild or no liver disease can be caused by two co-occurring mutations in the FECH gene, researchers report. One of the two mutations has not previously been described. Their study, “Characterization of a novel pathogenic variant in the FECH gene associated with erythropoietic…