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Advances In Treating Genetic Disorder Have Some Parents Excited, Others Wary

Researchers have made big strides in treating Angelman Syndrome — a rare genetic disorder. Those who have Angelman Syndrome usually can’t talk, have trouble with motor skills and suffer seizures.

As Emily Siner of Here & Nows contributing station Nashville Public Radio reports, some parents of children with Angelman Syndrome are excited at the prospect of finding treatment, while others are wary about the possibility of a cure.


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