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Human Trials: Scientists, Investors, And Patients In The Quest For A Cure
     

Human Trials: Scientists, Investors, And Patients In The Quest For A Cure

by Susan Quinn
 

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Susan Quinn's extraordinary story takes the reader into the closed world of experimental "human trials" in which new drugs are developed. Both the portrait of a dedicated scientist and the archetypal story of all medical research, Human Trials is the emotion-laden, roller-coaster trip from the lab bench to the medicine cabinet, in which scientists risk their

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Susan Quinn's extraordinary story takes the reader into the closed world of experimental "human trials" in which new drugs are developed. Both the portrait of a dedicated scientist and the archetypal story of all medical research, Human Trials is the emotion-laden, roller-coaster trip from the lab bench to the medicine cabinet, in which scientists risk their reputations, venture capitalists their millions, and patients their very lives. A Merloyd Lawrence Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738206776
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
04/25/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author


Susan Quinn is the author of two highly praised biographies: A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney and Marie Curie: A Life. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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