Duke Research Inspires Hollywood Film
Published 3 years ago
Duke University Medical Center plays a central role in the story behind the story of the new film Extraordinary Measures. Twenty years ago, Duke pediatric geneticist YT Chen, MD, Ph.D., began work on the first and only life-saving treatment for a rare metabolic disorder called Pompe disease. Duke pediatric geneticist Priya Kishnani, MD, is the worlds leading expert on Pompe and was the lead investigator of the trials that would take Chens work out of the lab and into humans.