Older work:

Gene therapy is saving children’s lives—but screening to discover who needs it is lagging behind 

MIT Technology Review, May 31, 2018

Before he died, this biohacker was planning a CRISPR trial in Mexico 

MIT Technology Review, May 4, 2018

CRISPR trials are about to begin in people—but we still don’t know how well it works in monkeys 

MIT Technology Review, April 11, 2018

AI can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does 

MIT Technology ReviewMarch 19, 2018

Fast genome tests are diagnosing some of the sickest babies in time to save them 

MIT Technology Review, March 8, 2018


Gene-altering treatments are medicine’s best shot yet against Huntington’s disease  

MIT Technology Review, Feb. 15, 2018

Men will soon test a sperm-stopping gel for birth control 

MIT Technology Review, Dec. 20, 2017

CRISPR in 2018: Coming to a human near you 

MIT Technology Review, Dec. 18, 2017

Biohackers disregard FDA warning on DIY gene therapy 

MIT Technology Review, Dec. 1, 2017

FDA vote sets stage for gene therapy’s future  

MIT Technology Review, Oct. 12, 2017

Sickle cell patients see hope in CRISPR 

MIT Technology Review, Aug. 23, 2017

The fertility doctor trying to commercialize three-parent babies 

MIT Technology Review, June 13, 2017

A year after approval, a gene-therapy cure gets its first customer 

MIT Technology Review, May 3, 2017 

When even genome sequencing doesn’t give a diagnosis  

MIT Technology Review, April 21, 2017

Determined parents are moving the needle on gene therapy 

MIT Technology Review, March 21, 2017

Do your family members have a right to your genetic code?

MIT Technology Review, Nov. 22, 2016

17 and going blind: the high stakes of getting into a gene therapy trial

MIT Technology Review, Sept. 19, 2016

Why Siri won't listen to millions of people with disabilities 

Scientific American, May 27, 2016

How tuberculosis shaped Victorian fashion

Smithsonian Magazine, May 10, 2016

What do you do when you have one of the rarest diseases around? 

The Washington Post, Feb. 16, 2016

Is thyroid cancer the ‘good’ cancer? It doesn’t feel that way when you get it 

The Washington Post, Sept. 8, 2015

Familial brains: the genetic threat of a deadly aneurysm 

Pacific Standard, May 24, 2015

This is your brain on fencing: How certain sports may aid the aging brain  

The Washington Post, April 7, 2015 

Life with an uncontrollable voice 

The Atlantic, July 11, 2014

Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city’s eradication efforts 

The Baltimore Sun, May 11, 2014 


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