Life Script: How the Human Genome Discoveries Will Transform Medicine and Enhance Your Health

September 06, 2001

The sequencing of the human genome is set to change medicine forever. Today on Focus, science writer Nicholas Wade joins the show to explore the impact genetic science will have on how diseases are diagnosed and treated. We'll also review stem cell research, the treatment it may be able to offer treatment for a range of debilitating conditions, and the ethical controversy still surrounding it.

Nicholas Wade (science writer for The New York Times; author of Life Script: How the Human Genome Discoveries Will Transform Medicine and Enhance Your Health)