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Each technology presented at the 2019 Technology Innovation Showcase at ORNL shows promise as a breakthrough with significant commercial potential. (Photo credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy)

Researchers from the RDCRN-supported Myasthenia Gravis Rare Disease Network are studying rare, chronic autoimmune diseases that affect how well nerves and muscles communicate with each other. Neuromuscular junctions, where motor nerves (green) send signals to muscles (red), are shown here. (Photo credit: Xiangyang Zhang, Ph.D., The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences)