Visit from Freemasons Travelling Scholars Professors James Gusella and Marcy MacDonald

Two renowned genetic scientists from the Center for Human Genetic Research at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School visited Auckland as Freemasons Travelling Scholars. They presented their latest research into the role of genetics in the development of human conditions such as Huntington’s disease and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Professors Marcy MacDonald and James Gusella are preeminent human geneticists, whose research has provided insight into many conditions, which has had direct positive benefits for many families.  Professor MacDonald discussed their latest research into Huntington’s disease and the success they have had at finding…continue reading →