Leveraging Animal DNA to Cure Disease
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 783 , Segment 5
Episode: Health Care Mergers, Asian American Achievement, History of the Race Beat
- Apr 4, 2018 11:00 pm
- 19:52 mins
Guest: Christopher Gregg, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor in Human Genetics, Assistant Professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah School of Medicine Humans are mammals. So are elephants, bats and dolphins. And we all share a fair amount of genetic information in common. What might we be able to learn about human diseases from studying the way bats have developed wings and elephants have evolved to avoid cancer?