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A Computational Biologist And A Gentleman
Over the last few months 23andMe has assembled a virtual dream team to make up its therapeutics group. Starting with the appointment of Richard Scheller, Ph.D. as chief science officer and head of therapeutics, 23andMe has filled out the team with some top-notch talent including another luminary Robert Gentleman, Ph.D., as vice president of computational...Read more
Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (MCAD) Deficiency
MCAD deficiency is caused by mutations in the ACADM gene, which produces an enzyme that is involved in breaking down fat from food and stored body fat into energy. Because they lack this energy source, affected individuals must keep their blood sugar levels up by eating regularly to...