Authors Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher


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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