San Diego firm's future hinges on the success of a serendipitously wrought treatment for a variety of genetic diseases
Then serendipity stepped in. While looking for a new way to deliver drugs to specific parts of the body, University of Wisconsin scientists collaborating with Vical stumbled on a technique that may provide an approach to treating genetic diseases that surpasses other approaches--gene therapy, especially--that currently are being developed. The results of the company's research were published last March in Science (247:1465-8, March 23, 1990).
|Vical Inc., of San Diego, Calif., was founded in 1987 to...|