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Atheric, Lumacyte and Alexander BioDiscoveries Share Research at Zika Forum

Three Charlottesville-based biotech and drug development companies that are developing exciting new technologies to cure Zika. The companies leaders (below) gathered at Indoor Biotechnologies for a forum on Zika, sharing their research and taking in-depth, science based questions from the audience.


Dan Engel, CEO Alexander Biodiscoveries LLC – Zika virus, health effects and research needs

Sean Hart, CEO Lumacyte LLC – Radiance™: Laser force cytology for early detection of Zika

Robert Malone, CEO Atheric Pharmaceutical LLC – Rapid development and commercialization of repurposed drugs to prevent and treat Zika



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