ULM pharmacy professors awarded U.S. patent for new drug | ULM Forum 7-20-12
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At one time, a diagnosis of cancer was just short of a death sentence. More recently, scientists have dramatically changed that outcome in many types of cancer with research into naturally-occurring substances. A drug that broke new ground in treating breast and ovarian cancer -- Taxol -- was derived from the Pacific yew tree.
|Dr. Khalid El Sayed (left) and Dr. Girish Shah|