Boys Born as Girls: How a Strange Genetic Trait Inspired a Medication for the Prostate and Against Baldness

Julianne Imperato-McGinley visits Las Salinas in the early 1970s with no idea that she will lead the pharmaceutical company Merck to a blockbuster. In this small village in the Dominican Republic, the young endocrinologist from New York University wants to solve a mystery: here, children are born girls and become boys in adolescence. There is […]