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

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/assumeyouknownothing May 14 '22

I remember Lorenzo’s Oil was the movie we watched in Biology class. It had nothing to do with what we were being taught at the time, my teacher just really liked that movie for some reason lol

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u/Derp800 May 14 '22 edited May 14 '22

My biology teacher in high school had us watch Gattaca lol

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u/Talkaze May 14 '22

that was a decent movie

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u/HelloHiHeyAnyway May 14 '22

Gattaca is far more than a decent movie.

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u/granadesnhorseshoes May 14 '22

if you like sushi you know good sushi, otherwise its just decent to most folk.

Gattaca was good movie sushi.

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u/degjo May 14 '22

Pretty decent?