From the Publisher:
A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine. At a large Boston clinic, a world-class biologist stumbles upon a miraculous discovery, a major scientific breakthrough. Soon, healthy, middle-aged patients are dying of old age. And the ultimate experiment in terror begins...
Robin Cook: Mortal Fear. Berkley Publishing Group; ISBN: 0425113884 (February, 1989), 368 p., $7.99