Repairing Defective Genes: The Future of Medicine

Repairing Defective Genes: The Future of Medicine
  • Science Café

Repairing Defective Genes: The Future of Medicine

June 3, 2014

Repairing Defective Genes: The Future of Medicine

Speaker: Andy Scharenberg, Ph.D.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Recent advances in DNA sequencing and new technologies that allow doctors to directly manipulate DNA in patient's cells - in other words, to perform genetic surgery - is opening up the potential for curative therapies for a variety of previously incurable diseases. At the June Queen Anne Science Café, join Seattle Children's Research Institute's Andy Scharenberg, M.D., to explore the future of personalized genetic medicine.