Bloomberg News reporter John Lauerman volunteered to have his DNA sequenced by Harvard researchers to demystify the process for the public. What he didn’t expect to uncover was that he possessed two gene variants — one linked to rare blood disorders and the other to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s.
John Lauerman is a Reporter-at-Large at Bloomberg News. He’s based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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