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A Journey of Pain, Purpose, and Perseverance: A special seminar in memory of Shakir Cannon, sickle cell patient advocate and leading voice in discussions on CRISPR Genome Editing, Precision Medicine, and Social Justice.
Seminar | February 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 115 Energy Biosciences Building
Michael Friend, Co-founder, Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine, Health Ministries Network
Despite being the first molecular disease ever discovered, and despite being the most common genetic disease in the US, sickle cell disease (SCD), a disease that predominantly affects people from African descent, is still a truly devastating disease with no universal cure. Long under- and unequally-served by the medical and research communities, SCD is getting renewed attention as CRISPR researchers set their sights on finally curing this disease with gene editing.
Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate
Appetizers and drinks
Coming Soon, available February 27, 2018: Michael Friend: A Journey of Pain, Purpose, and Perseverance in YouTube stream
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