Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
Americans love their pets and embrace them as members of the family. So when the animals get sick and die, it can be devastating. But one in four dogs reportedly succumbs to cancer. Now researchers are studying how the pets that share our homes develop diseases and what we can learn from their genetics to improve treatments for them and — ultimately — for people too.
- Ashley Gallagher Veterinarian, Friendship Hospital for Animals
- Michael Guy Veterinarian for the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study at the Morris Animal Foundation
- Jessica Alfoldi Group leader for vertebrate genome biology at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
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