More than 100 million Americans have high cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease. Most people think of their diets as the main cause, but genetics also play a role in both good and bad ways. A noted expert discusses how scientists are harnessing cholesterol genes to lower the risk of heart attacks. 

Guest:

  • Dr. Kiran Musunuru, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Genetics, University of Pennsylvania and author, The Crispr Generation: The Story of the World’s First Gene-Edited Babies

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