Gene Therapy for X-Linked SCID

[Music] As a newborn, Max Agit was diagnosed with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1. This rare disorder is caused by gene mutations that prevent infection-fighting immune cells from developing and functioning normally, leaving affected babies susceptible to severe infections. In 1991, Max received a bone marrow transplant from one of his parents, but this […]

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What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose | Jennifer Brea

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille Martínez Hi. Thank you. [Jennifer Brea is sound-sensitive. The live audience was asked to applaud ASL-style, in silence.] So, five years ago, this was me. I was a PhD student at Harvard, and I loved to travel. I had just gotten engaged to marry the love of my life. I […]

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Under Pressure: The Surgeon’s Conundrum in Decision Making

>>Hello, my name is Fabian Johnston and I am an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and I’d like to thank the Journal of the American College of Surgeons for the opportunity to discuss our recent paper. End-of-life decision making is always hard but it’s particularly difficult when a […]

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Military Surgeon Returns to North Shore Practice after Second Tour in Afghanistan

*music* my name is Douglas Peterson I’m an orthopedic surgeon here on the North Shore I’m also a navy reservist I’m a commander in the medical corps the United States Naval Reserve I was asked to deploy with the surgical team to Afghanistan in 2013 I was there when I was on active duty in […]

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Claudia Luque, MD – North Shore Physicians Group – Lynn, MA

My name is Dr. Claudia Luque. I am an internal medicine physician practicing at North Shore Physicians Group in Lynn. I went to medical school in my country, Colombia, University of Antioquia, and after that I came for an internship at Mass General Hospital and at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. I applied for my […]

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