Right now, as I write this, 116,324 people are fighting for their lives, waiting in suspense.1 These are the people languishing on the organ donation waiting list, hoping desperately that they can receive a precious organ that will save their lives. With the paltry sum of 3,493 living donor transplants and 13,093 deceased donor transplants [...]
If a technology developed by a group at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering gains widespread adoption, it could disrupt the entire pharmaceutical research and development industry. In both academia and industry alike, research involving the discovery and development of drugs and toxins has almost always involved overcoming certain degrees of in vivo animal [...]
Cancer cells always seem to have a way of evading the body’s natural defenses and cell death. Thus, cancer has proved to be one of the most difficult diseases to treat. However, the prognosis for the disease is shifting its course. Recently, researchers across the world have begun to create vaccines that fight cancer cells [...]
An article analyzing the future potential of DNA based vaccinations.