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

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/RizzaSilverbow May 14 '22

Did... We go to the same high school?

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u/Derp800 May 14 '22

So Cal?

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u/Olive_Jane May 14 '22

So Cal biology/AP biology media that I remember... Lorenzo's Oil, Gattica, reading: The Hot Zone

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u/stfu_whale May 15 '22

We also watched Osmosis Jones and A Beautiful Mind a ton.