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Since the 1980s, pneumocystis pneumonia, or PCP, has infected thousands of HIV/AIDS patients. For nearly three decades, Mayo Clinic internist Andrew Limper, M.D., has researched [...]
The last leg of the journey from discovery to patient care may be the most difficult: traversing the commercialization gap. Unless a treatment or technology can reach medical practice, years of research may be meaningless.