Imagine having critically high cholesterol levels, regardless of medication and strictness of diet– Cholesterol so bad that it pools under the skin and clogs the arteries from a young age. For people with a rare genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia, this suffering is a reality.

Genzyme, in preparation to release the first-in-class antisense drug Kynamro to treat this disease, partnered with Microverse to build a simple animated teaching tool to help patients and healthcare professionals alike better understand the science at the root of familial hypercholesterolemia.