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Changing our DNA: ‘The age of human therapeutic gene editing is here’ – CTV

May 31, 2022

When popular YouTube star Adalia Rose died earlier this year, she looked like a diminutive, sickly woman in her 80s. In reality she was only 15 years old, a victim of progeria, an extremely rare genetic disorder caused by a single mutation in one of three million base pairs that make up human DNA. Completely normal in mind and spirit, children with progeria age at a very rapid pace, typically dying in their teenage years.

Rose captured the hearts of her more than three million YouTube subscribers and 12 million Facebook followers with a cheerful, positive outlook and zest for life. With her mother’s help, she shared details of her painful and debilitating disease via upbeat, charming videos, while leaving plenty of room for her dance moves and numerous makeup tutorials.

“I look sexy!” she told her audience, flipping her blue-tipped blond hair over her shoulder with Lizzo flair, before settling down to explain to her viewers the types of medicines she took and why she lost vision in one eye.

Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/changing-our-dna-the-age-of-human-therapeutic-gene-editing-is-here-1.5925505

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