Rhys Evans: The Case Study
By: Ryan, Jake, Jeanette, Andrew, Courtney
Was he the first Bubble Boy?
The Luck of the French
By a stroke of bad luck, two French boys went under the same gene therapy, but something went wrong. All seemed fine but eventually the two boys both developed leukemia. Which is an uncontrollable division of your cells, also known as blood cancer. The doctors had inserted the blood stem cells into an incorrect location, interrupting the function of the gene that helps control the rate of cell division.