The reason some of us get diseases such as cancer or diabetes while others don't may lie in our DNA. Guests discuss the genetics of common diseases, including a new study that links variations in DNA to differences in how well different people fight HIV infection.
David Valle, director of McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine; professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and, Molecular Biology & Genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Lawrence Brody, senior investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute
Aravinda Chakravarti, director of the Center for Complex Disease Genomics; professor of medicine, pediatrics, molecular biology and genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
David Goldstein, professor of molecular genetics & microbiology, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University