To Build a Killing Machine

To Build a Killing Machine David Kirn can't turn his back on a century-old quest to pit oncolytic viruses against tumors. By Andrew Holtz ARTICLE EXTRAS 1 Reports like this prompted many investigators in the middle of the last century to apply viral infections to tumors, but the available viruses, either taken from the wild or adapted from contemporary vaccines, were blunt instruments. Advances in bioengineering have provided the means t

May 1, 2007
Andrew Holtz
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  To Build a Killing Machine

David Kirn can't turn his back on a century-old quest to pit oncolytic viruses against tumors.
By Andrew Holtz