Freethink's Superhuman

Lysogene - The Promise of Gene Therapy

Episode 1 – When doctors told Karen there was no cure for her daughter’s brain disease, she took matters into her own hands. With no scientific background, she created a gene therapy business that can fix the faulty genes in patients like her daughter. Now she’s racing against the clock to extend her daughter’s life and improve the lives of others.

The Series – From prosthetic limbs and exoskeleton suits to implants that allow the blind to see and the deaf to hear to bionic organs that are giving people a new lease on life; amazing advances in bionics and prosthetics today are making the present look more like a sci-fi depiction of the future. Join us as we meet the engineers, entrepreneurs, doctors and patients who are building our superhuman future.

Date:  16/08/2016