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Pain Tolerance Gene

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 19, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 16:34

Chronic pain affects a huge percentage of the world—up to half of all people, by some estimates. Gene editing technology has opened up new avenues for relief. It’s worked in mice. Now, could it work in humans? Ana Moreno worked on pain relief gene therapy back at University of California-San Diego. Now she’s the CEO of a startup with the same focus, Navega Therapeutics.