Original hand-carved sculpture in Portland stone with scorched pine base.

Sculpture: 51cm x 16cm x 7cm , Base: 27cm x 7cm x 17cm

Named after Chromosome 7, the black band marks the location of the CFTR gene, a mutation of which causes Cystic Fibrosis. Scientists are currently trying to find a delivery method that would allow gene editing and gene therapy to give hope to people with this debilitating condition.

Against all my hopes it didn’t happen in time for my friend, Dean.