The Gene Race | Horizon

Two teams of researchers, one in US, one in UK use radically different genetic techniques in the race to find an effective treatment against cystic fibrosis, the incurable lung disease. Sean Conroy is guinea pig in UK trial.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 49'02''
  • Broadcast year: 1996
Curriculum Connection
  • Science

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Horizon
  • Episode: The Gene Race