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The gene doctors / an HHMI Tangled Bank Studios production in association with RCSR Productions LLC ; producer & director, Rob Whittlesey ; consulting writer, Eleanor Grant.

Whittlesey, Rob, (television producer,, television director. ). Grant, Eleanor (Filmmaker), (consultant,, screenwriter. ). Washington, Sharon, (narrator. ). Tangled Bank Studios, LLC, (production company. ). RCSR Productions LLC, (production company. ). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster,, publisher. ). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor. ). Editor, Stephanie Munroe ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; composers, Sheldon Mirowitz, Andreas Bjorck. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library DVD 616.042 GEN 9973 (Text) 78551000641973 Non-Fiction Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531703653
  • ISBN: 1531703658
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast on PBS television in 2017.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Stephanie Munroe ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; composers, Sheldon Mirowitz, Andreas Bjorck.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Sharon Washington.
Summary, etc.: Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For much of history, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical revolution.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Medical genetics.
Genetic engineering.
Gene therapy > Case studies.
Genre: Medical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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