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Friday, March 24

‘The Family Gene,’ a new book on a deadly genetic inheritance

Audio for this story will be available at approximately 1 p.m.

Hour 1

Guest: Joselin Linder

Joselin Linder carries a rare mutation in her genes that is unique to the Linder family.  The mutation causes a disease that killed her father in middle age and four other members of her family.  In her new book, The Family Gene, Linder investigates her family’s disease, her own struggle to come to terms with her genetic inheritance, and the hope that genomic medicine might offer.





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