Published by: BiotechPrimer Written by: Emily Burke, PhD For many years, a diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was a death sentence. It seemed unthinkable in the 1980s, but the medical community now largely treats the disease as a chronic illness. This profound shift arose through the development of highly active… [Read More]
Published by: One Zero Written by: Emily Mullin Antiretroviral drugs make HIV manageable, but gene therapies could eliminate the virus altogether — provided the treatments can be made safe and economical In the mid-1990s, scientists made a curious but remarkable discovery: A man named Stephen Crohn seemed virtually immune to HIV. In… [Read More]
Published by: Montgomery Magazine | Issue: August – September 2019, Page 42 Written by: Jeff Thoreson | Photograph by: Kevin Allen A 3D RENDERING OF HIV VIRUS IN BLOOD STREAM Jeffrey Galvin has been a computer nerd since the seventh grade. Way back in the 1970s era of mainframes, he… [Read More]
Published by: C&EN on May 12, 2019, In: Volume 97, Issue 27. Written by: Ryan Cross After decades of yearning for drugs, people with PKU now have 2, and a dozen more are in development. It’s dinnertime on a Wednesday evening in June at the Wards’ house in Whitman, Massachusetts…. [Read More]
Published by: C&EN on May 12, 2019, In Volume 97, Issue 19. Written by: Megha Satyanarayana Lionel Hillard’s boss asked him to come into his office. It was the late 1980s in Dallas. The then 29-year-old was a medical assistant at a busy clinic with a room full of patients…. [Read More]
Published by: Site Selection, Digital Edition, May 2019 Issue. Written by: Gary Daughters Jeff Galvin, founder and CEO of Rockville, Maryland’s American Gene Technologies, speaks of cellular gene therapy with the zeal of an evangelist. “I believe we’re on the eve of a gene and cell therapy revolution that will… [Read More]
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