The 44-year-old patient has Hunter syndrome, which doctors hope to treat using zinc finger nucleases.
Kathy Partin, whose staff had expressed concerns about changes she instituted, was reportedly asked to leave.
President Bush signed into law the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) yesterday (May 21). GINA, which passed the House and Senate linkurl:last month,;https://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54567/ prevents insurers and employers from using genetic test results to discriminate against employees.
May 22, 2008|