erv, I don’t know if it’s just my machine but they seem to have shut down the server on your link so I can’t read it. I’m guessing not good news though?
Oh no! The server died!
(I’m presuming the patient did as well, but I can’t tell from the link.)
Hmm– I can see the links okay, but yes, Evan died… I really wanted the viruses to help him…
I really wanted the viruses to help him…
Maybe they did — I suppose eventually we’ll know.
Abbie, I don’t suppose you’ve ever worked a fatality? Spent an hour doing CPR , restarting the heart multiple times, drugs, IVs, … and then the patient doesn’t make it. It sucks, but it doesn’t mean you didn’t help.
 “Exhausting” doesn’t come close.
The family is taking donations for an endowment in Evan’s name at the local children’s hospital. Maybe someday that’ll buy perfected HSV-1 treatments for kids.
Well that sucks.
Has there been any word on using this treatment for other cancers, or are they still focused on melanoma and melanoma-derived ones?
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One of my favorite stories is the tale of a GMO virus deployed to treat Hemophilia…
You all know me.
There are two things I really love:
Using viruses for gene therapy
This past weekend I hung out at a brand-spanking new con, the Atlanta SciFi and Fantasy…
A paper was recently brought to my attention via a Creationist. It was the usual ‘HAHAHA!…
Ive mentioned this technology on ERV before:
Saving the American Chestnut tree from extinction with GMOs