New promise for gene therapy

October 23, 2016, 9:09 AM|
The genes we inherit from our forebears help shape our lives – and in too many cases, can cut young lives short well before their time. Now a cutting-edge stem cell therapy is achieving some success, but is still not available in the United States. Martha Teichner reports on a promising new treatment for late infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy.