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The Quest for the Cure

The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines
Author: Brent R. Stockewell
ISBN #: 978-0-231-15212-9
Publisher:  N/A

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After more than fifty years of block-buster drug development, skeptics are beginning to fear we are reaching the end of drug discovery to combat major diseases. In this engaging book, Brent R. Stockwell, a leading researcher in the exciting new science of chemical biology, describes this dilemma and the powerful techniques that may bring drug research into the twenty-first century.

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Doug's Adventure

I am Doug, I have brain cancer; I am told it is terminal, but the “good” kind of terminal. I can assure you that receiving that news was not as good as I think the people telling me thought it would be. But I choose never to define myself with negatives or problems so I will begin again; Hi, my name is Doug, a current defending two-time world rowing champion. That sounds better. Here is just a small summary of my adventure last year.

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Kathy's Volunteer Profile

Kathy shares her story of volunteering for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada as part of National Volunteer Week. “I am proud and happy...

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Sara: Team Fight like a Girl

Sara’s brain tumour diagnosis came during Thanksgiving weekend 2014 when doctors discovered a golf-ball-sized tumour on her right...

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