Genetics and a Potential Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia

Genetics and a Potential Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia

Since before the time of Watson and Crick, humanity has dreamed of a day when the phrase “incurable” no longer applies to disease. Nearly twenty years ago, after the successful mapping of the human genome, it felt like we had taken a giant leap toward making that...
I Took a Genetic Test for Medical Predispositions

I Took a Genetic Test for Medical Predispositions

Let’s be honest. Taking a genetic test that could tell you your potential predispositions for specific medical conditions can be frightening. Cue the what-ifs, and worst-case scenarios that are moving through your head. But here is what I will tell you, from my...