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The cure : how a father raised $100 million and bucked the medical establishment in a quest to save his children

Author: Geeta Anand
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harper paperbackView all editions and formats
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Describes how a father used his own funds to create a biotechnology start-up company in order to find a cure for his critically ill children who both suffered from the rare, genetic Pompe Disease.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John F Crowley; Aileen Crowley; John Crowley; John F Crowley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geeta Anand
ISBN: 9780060734404 006073440X
OCLC Number: 419853440
Description: viii, 341 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Veritas --
Trouble --
Diagnosis --
Hope --
God doesn't give you more than you can handle --
The road to power and influence --
Megan --
The conference --
The marriage --
Sharon --
Betting on research --
"Let's just do it" --
A rocky start --
Failure is not an option --
Cowboys --
Losing support --
Novazyme time --
Making memories --
The bluff --
The deal --
Genzyme --
Tough choices --
The mother of all experiments --
The sibling study --
Plan B --
"You can tell Megan" --
Ready to run.
Other Titles: How a father raised $100 million and bucked the medical establishment in a quest to save his children
Responsibility: Geeta Anand.

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Describes how a father used his own funds to create a biotechnology start-up company in order to find a cure for his critically ill children who both suffered from the rare, genetic Pompe Disease.

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