#7 Gene Therapy
This episode is dedicated to gene therapy. A lesson kicks off the show on gene therapy followed by a presentation of both sides of the debate whether this gene therapy is ethical and worth pursuing as a treatment. Two news stories show the advancements of gene therapy today in research. Discovered a gene mutation that causes rare premature aging disease called dyskeratosis congenita. Long-term treatment success using gene therapy to correct a lethal metabolic disorder has been reached.