Updated: 12/5/2020

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  • Our baby boy is immune to pain, how incredible is that!
  • It truly is incredible.
  • The specific gene mutation, although the doctors where not able to pinpoint in such a short amount of time, was most likely a nonsense mutation.
  • A nonsense mutation is when there is a stop codon that causes the rest of the gene to not be transcribed into mRNA.
  • Anthonys parents, although surprised with this discovery, where very happy. It was very comforting to a parent to know that their child wont be able to feel pain.