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The Ancient Origin of Cystic Fibrosis

Special | 56m 7s

Philip Farrell, Professor, UW Med School. Dr. Philip Farrell, an expert on cystic fibrosis newborn screening, discusses the history of the disease. Dr. Farrell and his fellow researchers discovered the mutation that causes cystic fibrosis was dispersed throughout Europe during the Bronze Age.

Aired: 05/18/11

Rating: TV-G

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