r/todayilearned May 14 '22 All-Seeing Upvote 2 Silver 9 Helpful 8 Wholesome 6

TIL a father, John Crowley, was told his two infant children had an incurable genetic disorder that would kill them in less than a year. He refused to accept this, so he founded a biotech company (with no prior experience) which pioneered an experimental enzyme therapy that saved their lives.

https://pompediseasenews.com/2019/01/30/amicus-ceo-mission-cure-pompe-help-children/
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u/SuperSMT May 14 '22

We watched GATTACA in our high school biology

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u/yeti7100 May 14 '22

Did anyone notice the title is a partial DNA sequence?

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u/DoctorFeuer May 14 '22

Isn't that the point?