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60 Minutes, the poliovirus, and Breakthrough Therapy Designation

Since the news program “60 Minutes” first aired two segments in March 2015 focused on an early-phase clinical trial taking place at Duke University, a lot of excitement has been generated about the investigational treatment highlighted: PVS-RIPO – more commonly referred to as the re-engineered poliovirus. The excitement was well-warranted, as the results reported at […]

Research Updates: Recent NBTS-Funded Research

The ultimate goal of scientific endeavor in the field of cancer research is to advance discoveries made in the laboratory through the translational and pre-clinical research process to become new medicines patients can take in the clinic. But as scientific discoveries and advancements occur, it is also important that results from studies be published in […]

Top Five Blogs From January – March 2016

The first three months of any year can be a busy time: The winter holidays and New Year’s celebrations are wrapping up and folks are returning to work; children head back to school after winter vacation; and then before we know it there’s a whole new slate holidays and school vacation weeks – Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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