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The Quest for the Cure

The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines
Author: Brent R. Stockewell
ISBN #: 978-0-231-15212-9
Publisher:  N/A

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After more than fifty years of block-buster drug development, skeptics are beginning to fear we are reaching the end of drug discovery to combat major diseases. In this engaging book, Brent R. Stockwell, a leading researcher in the exciting new science of chemical biology, describes this dilemma and the powerful techniques that may bring drug research into the twenty-first century.

Featured Story

Celebrating Edmonton Brain Tumour Walk Coordinator

It takes multiple volunteers to make events like Brain Tumour Walk happen. In Edmonton, the driving force behind the organizing committee is Janet. Learn why she got involved with Brain Tumour Walk in this story, originally posted in March 2015. Thank you Janet, and all the volunteers who are responsible for the success of Brain Tumour Walk events, for all that you do!

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Sandra's Story: Feeling Fortunate

Sandra is the volunteer coordinator at the 2017 Brampton Brain Tumour Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Learn why she got involved and why...

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Liz's Story of Giving Back

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 23-29, 2017) we thank all of our 700+ volunteers. Without each contribution, we would...

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