Monday, December 1, 2014

First Gene Therapy

Rob Gerk became the first person to receive gene therapy to restore his hearing back in October at the University of Kansas Hospital, according to Denver's KUSA-TV. The television station reports that Gerk's doctors will have a better idea whether the procedure worked this month. There's more information on the study here.  KUSA-TV has a video report posted below. No captions but you can read the story here.