Weekly Infusion May Be Effective, Easier HIV Therapy
| Healthy Day

The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the 1990s revolutionized HIV/AIDS treatment. But while it dramatically improves survival, some patients can develop troublesome side effects or even resistance to the potent pills. So, the search for an alternative has continued. Enter UB-421. An antibody that is infused into the bloodstream, this new compound […]

How an Experimental Injection Could Revolutionize HIV Treatment

HIV treatment has come a long way since the early days of the epidemic. Patients can now take various combinations of dozens of medications keep the virus under control and halt their disease from decimating their immune systems and leading to more serious, often fatal outcomes. But harnessing HIV requires daily vigilance. Missing doses of the […]

How free-flowing cash is accelerating small companies’ cancer drug trials
| San Francisco Business Times

As Sutro Biopharma Inc. launched an early-stage clinical trial of an experimental cancer-fighting drug, it started patients at a less-than-effective dose, quickly escalating the amount of the drug it pumps into patients and expanding to a broad range of cancers. The process may sound like a no-brainer, but smaller biotech companies for years were forced to take a […]