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Resource December 6, 2016

Meet the Journalist: Dara Mohammadi

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Huntington's disease is a debilitating, inherited neurodegenerative genetic disease of the body and...

Sunset in Bogota. Image by Dara Mohammadi. Colombia, 2016.
Sunset in Bogota. Image by Dara Mohammadi. Colombia, 2016.
What responsibility does science have towards people in low-income countries who contribute to research? Dara Mohammadi traveled to Colombia to meet communities afflicted by Huntington's disease, an as-yet untreatable genetic disorder. International researchers might be on the cusp of a breakthrough and a way to treat the disease, but is there a plan to give back to communities in need who have contributed to research? Here Mohammadi tells the story behind the story.

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