audio by guest alejandro calder n-urrea
Scientists explore the genetic risks involved in diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and breast and cervical cancer, all of which have a higher prevalence in the Latino population. What are the benefits of genetic testing to find out hereditary predisposition to certain illnesses? Are Latinos having access to genetic education and services? How are recent genetic discoveries impacting the health care system? This program also shares news about a study linking air pollution to clogged arteries and heart disease.
Guests: Dr. Alejandro Calderón-Urrea, Associate professor of developmental biology, California State University Fresno; Dr. Jesús Araujo, Assistant professor of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles; Dr. Belén Hurlé, associate researcher, National Human Genoma Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
60:33 minutes (55.45 MB)