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New Developments In Research For Deadly Tay-Sachs Disease

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We look at a new human gene therapy trial which will be starting up in Boston next year, to try to find ways to treat the always fatal Tay-Sachs disease. Children with the disease usually only live to be 4 or 5 years old.

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Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

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