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Kimberly Ramirez

Cystic fibrosis one of the most common fatal genetic diseases in the US, where in patients like Kimberly, a thick coat of mucus in the lungs leads to infections that can destroy airways. The source of the disease is a mutated gene, and the latest treatments target the proteins those mutant genes encode.
Aired: 10/2/2017 | 0:06:24
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