Kate Kramer

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IN THE summer of 2005 Karen Aiach and her husband received heartbreaking news about their four-month-old daughter, Ornella: she had a rare disorder …

Childhood Cancer and the Promise of Gene Therapy

At its most basic level, gene therapy is a powerful technique for correcting mistakes (called mutations) in DNA of human cells. Lately, the therapy …

BioViva CEO Liz Parrish on Singularity 1on1: Gene Therapy is NOT a Monstrous Science

BioViva‘s CEO Liz Parrish is a fire-starter and probably not everyone’s favorite person. But if your goal is as bold as defeating aging then you’ll …

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis | Science & Technology

From nebulisers, inhalers, and breathing exercises, to laxatives and physiotherapy, Mary Bondonno’s morning routine is not something most 16-year-olds' wake up to. Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of one, she goes through an arduous, hour-long medical routine every morning and night to try …