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In 2019, Genetics Stood Out Among Biomedical Advances06:15
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An artist’s rendering of the powerful genome editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9. (Courtesy Stephen Dixon)
An artist’s rendering of the powerful genome editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9. (Courtesy Stephen Dixon)

Many of the splashiest advances in biomedical technology in this past year have centered around genetics — gene editing, gene therapy and gene testing all made news in Boston, a biomedical capital of the world.

WBUR health and science reporter Carey Goldberg joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to walk us through the genetic advances of 2019.

This segment aired on January 2, 2020.

Carey Goldberg Twitter Editor, CommonHealth
Carey Goldberg is the editor of WBUR's CommonHealth section.

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