publication date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Medicine

clue: The oil invented by his parents kept him alive for 24 years beyond his fatal diagnosis.

explanation: Odone was stricken with ALD as a child, prompting his parents (medical laypeople) to work aggressively with doctors around the world to develop a treatment that came to be called "Lorenzo's oil." more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, and Mike Rothstein


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