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Treatable Genetic Disorders, Part 02

Natasha Shur MD and Solomon Behar, MD
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In 2010, the NY times wrote an article entitled, “Is the Human Genome Project a Success or Failure: A Decade Later, Genetic Map Yields Few New Cures.” In the article, there was criticism that the human genome project amounted to little practical use. The last several years have proven that this criticism was premature.  Genetics and genomics is, in fact, a burgeoning field with many new treatments, and every few months, new breakthroughs emerge.  This segment with Dr. Sol Behar and clinical geneticist Dr. Natasha Shur highlights examples of common and treatable metabolic disorders and genetic conditions.

 

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Narry S. -

Hi, in this episode, nusinersin was mentioned as treatement for SMA type II, but was wondering why Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) was not mentioned?

Solomon B., MD -

Hi Narry- thanks for the message! We recorded this piece a while ago- during the lag, new meds have come out! We will mention it in an upcoming mailbag segment :) thx!

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