University of Miami medical researchers Dr. Jeffery Vance, right, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D, peer into a tank of nitrogen where tissue used for DNA is stored at frigid temperatures. The husband-and-wife team established the J.J. Vance summer internship program to honor their son, Jeffery Joseph Vance, who died when he was 14 after a football injury triggered an unknown genetic condition that caused a tidal wave of blood clots.
University of Miami medical researchers Dr. Jeffery Vance, right, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D, peer into a tank of nitrogen where tissue used for DNA is stored at frigid temperatures. The husband-and-wife team established the J.J. Vance summer internship program to honor their son, Jeffery Joseph Vance, who died when he was 14 after a football injury triggered an unknown genetic condition that caused a tidal wave of blood clots. PATRICK FARRELL MIAMI HERALD File Photo
University of Miami medical researchers Dr. Jeffery Vance, right, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D, peer into a tank of nitrogen where tissue used for DNA is stored at frigid temperatures. The husband-and-wife team established the J.J. Vance summer internship program to honor their son, Jeffery Joseph Vance, who died when he was 14 after a football injury triggered an unknown genetic condition that caused a tidal wave of blood clots. PATRICK FARRELL MIAMI HERALD File Photo

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November 21, 2014 4:52 PM

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