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Science Cafe: Repairing Defective Genes - The Future of Medicine

Monday, June 3, 2013

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.