Friday, June 26, 2009

Firm has high hopes for blockbuster drug

From the St. Catharines (Ont.) Standard:
The clinical setting inside Biolyse Pharma Corp. resembles the space-plague movie The Andromeda Strain.

Except this St. Catharines firm is developing what could be a real miracle drug for a horrible earthly disease.

In lab tests, the as-yet-unamed drug so far seems to kill all cancer cells; if it continues to perform as well in human trials, it could revolutionize cancer treatment, generate billions of dollars for Biolyse and create hundreds of new jobs in St. Catharines.

Biolyse executive vice-president John Fulton is more blunt: “I’ve heard talk in the labs referring to this as the Holy Grail of cancer drugs.” ...more

1 comment:

sciencebasedpharmacy said...

This article is probably the worst I've ever seen of its kind. A miracle drug that hasn't even had a Phase I trial yet. Jingoism at its worst.