Joe DeRisi:
O ViroScan de Joe DeRisi soluciona mistérios médicos

TED2006 · 16:05 · Filmed Feb 2006
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O bioquímico Joe DeRisi fala sobre impressionantes novas maneiras de diagnosticar vírus (e tratar as doenças que eles causam) usando DNA. Seu trabalho pode nos ajudar a compreender malária, SARS, gripe aviária — e as 60 por cento das infecções virais que não são diagnosticadas todos os dias.

Joe DeRisi hunts for the genes that make us sick. At his lab, he works to understand the genome of Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest form of malaria. Full bio
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