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Biopharmaceutical researchers work every day to translate science into new treatments and cures. This passion has led to breakthroughs like gene therapy to treat childhood blindness, immuno-oncology that seeks to harness the immune system’s power to eliminate cancer or slow its growth and therapies that can prevent HIV infection. The biopharmaceutical industry is also a key economic driver and supports more than four million high-skilled jobs, serving as the single largest funder of business research and development in the U.S.
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Biopharmaceuticals are medical drugs produced using biotechnology. They include proteins (including antibodies), nucleic acids (DNA, RNA or antisense oligonucleotides) and living microorganisms like virus and bacteria where the virulance of viruses and b...
Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...