Breath from Salt

Author:
Bijal P. Trivedi
Publisher:
BenBella Books
Category:
Medicine

Cystic fibrosis, a hereditary disease often fatal in early decades of life, parents raising millions of dollars to support research, and scientists working at the cutting edge of gene therapies comprise threads of a riveting narrative Bijal P. Trivedi weaves together in Breath from Salt: A Deadly Genetic Disease, a New Era in Science, and the Patients and Families Who Changed Medicine Forever.

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Nov. 18, 2020

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