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Changing Bacteria's Genetic Code Could Make Certain Drugs Last Longer

Publication: KXAN-TV (NBC, Austin)

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found a way to stabilize therapeutic proteins in drugs to make them more effective and last longer, leading to less frequent doses and fewer side effects for patients with cancer and diseases. Dr. Debra Patt, medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Austin Central discusses the impact of this research on treatment and quality of life for cancer patients.

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