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Finding The Philadelphia Chromosome

Jul 29, 2013

Developing a medicine that attacks the genes of a disease may seem like science fiction, but it’s already been done.

Jessica Wapner is the author of The Philadelphia Chromosome.
In the first part of Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with journalist Jessica Wapner about The Philadelphia Chromosome, an exploration of the journey to develop a genetic medicine to fight chronic myeloid leukemia.  

Jessica Wapner is a journalist who has written for The New York Times, Scientific American, Slate, Science, Nature Medicine, Ode, Psychology Today, Oncology Business Review, Cure, and CR.