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Authors Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher

Authors Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher

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Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce are joined by Pulitzer Prize winning authors Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher to talk about the amazing story of young Nic Volker. One In A Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine chronicles the desperate tale of a young boy who was dying from an undiagnosable disease until two doctors took a chance. Nic’s team at the Medical College of Wisconsin was lead by genetics specialist, Dr. Howard Jacob and pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Alan Mayer sequenced his DNA In a last ditch effort to save his life.

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