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Hur·ler

(hŭr'ler),
Gertrud, Austrian pediatrician, 1889-1965. See: Hurler disease, Hurler syndrome, Pfaundler-Hurler syndrome.
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Kennedy captained Tipperary under-21 footballers, played senior Championship football and won two county medals and a Munster club football title with Clonmel Commercials before he appeared for the senior hurlers.
for AGT-181, a novel, investigational enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of both somatic and cognitive symptoms in patients with Hurler syndrome, also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I), the company said.
He is very mature Shanahan said: "There was a bit of pressure put on his shoulders after getting Young Hurler of the Year and Hurler of the Year.
The outlook for children with Hurler Syndrome is grim: they suffer from organ dysfunction particularly of the heart (valve problems and narrowed arteries), bones (misshapen spine and joints), lungs (frequent infection, airway blockages, sleep apnea) and in some cases of the brain (developmental abnormalities, learning difficulties and intellectual disabilities).
If Limerick are to make a bold bid for All-Ireland honours, then Dowling will be a huge part of that surge and it could be worth taking the 25-1 on him claiming the Hurler of the Year crown.
Initially, the researchers experimented on the cells of patients with Hurler syndrome that were cultured in the laboratory.
Once a hurler gets in range, he makes the choice of whether to shoot for a goal, which involves hitting the ball into a net guarded by a goalie, for three points, or opting to go for a point, which is a shot over two posts that resemble a field goal in American football.
Gleeson said in November that he struggled to carry the Hurler of the Year mantle but, speaking at yesterday's Allianz Hurling League launch, McGrath said: "On the 18th of June [Munster semi-final v Cork] we were all very disappointed with how we did, management included, I think he got six points from play against Offaly, scored five points from play against Kilkenny, scored two points from play against Wexford, scored 1-2 against Cork and he would think himself that he underperformed in the final.
ANDY MORAN and Joe Canning last night carried off the biggest individual honours in the GAA after being named PwC Footballer and Hurler of the Year respectively.
The Hurler of the Year and Young Hurler of the Year were in All-Ireland club final action yesterday.
MPS I (historically known as Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, and Scheie syndromes) is a life-threatening genetic disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme alpha-L-iduronidase.
Canning becomes Galway's first Hurler of the Year since the late Tony Keady in 1988 and the outcome was something of a surprise as it was widely felt that fellow nominees and Waterford teammates Jamie Barron in particular and Kevin Moran had stronger claims.