A New York Times Notable Book, 1997 Library Journal, Best Book of 1997 Beginning with the qoccasional miraclesq of a mysterious turn-of-the-century cancer vaccine called Coley's toxins, Stephen S. Hall traces the story of how doctors have learned to harness the immune system and its qcommotionsq to develop a wide array of cutting-edge therapies. Moving deftly between laboratory and bedside, Hall's absorbing narrative navigates the politics of discovery and elucidates the dazzling complexities of the microscope slide, tracking the curiously potent cells and molecules at the heart of the immune response. From the author of qthe best book written about the new age of biologyq (Nobel laureate Philip Sharp), who qsucceeds marvelously in making science accessible to the general reader, q (New York Times), this fast-paced account of medicine in the making is part of the Sloan Foundation Technology Book series.A New York Times Notable Book, 1997 Library Journal, Best Book of 1997 Beginning with the aquot;occasional miraclesaquot; of a mysterious turn-of-the-century cancer vaccine called Coleya#39;s toxins, Stephen S. Hall traces the story of how doctors have ...
|Title||:||A Commotion in the Blood|
|Author||:||Stephen S. Hall|
|Publisher||:||Holt Paperbacks - 1998-06-15|