Ionis finds new partner in a young biotech and its hopeful founder
Omri Gottesman came to the US from the UK 10 years ago, wide-eyed like many others.
The human genome project was long-complete and, with great fanfare, researchers were beginning to try and leverage those insights into treatments. Mount Sinai School of Medicine offered him a fellowship focused on just that: genomic medicine.
“At the time, there was a lot of hope and hype that we had solved health, and would be able to discover and prevent everything and treat everyone,” Gottesman told Endpoints News. “It was the reason I came to Mount Sinai.”
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