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Human Clinical Trials Begin for Deadly Hendra Virus Therapy

The world’s first human clinical trials for a treatment against Hendra virus, a rare but deadly viral disease, have just begun in Australia, using a human monoclonal antibody discovered by Federal scientists at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Md. Earlier work led by Christopher Broder, Ph.D., at USU, and Dimitar Dimitrov, Ph.D., at NCI, supported by the National...

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