Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

              Leslie J. DeGroot MD (“Les”) was born on a dairy farm in Fort Edward NY in 1928, dedicated his life to thyroid disease research and endocrinology and died soon after his 90th birthday, on October 23, 2018 in Nonquitt, Massachusetts, surrounded by his...
Bamako, not Timbuktu

Bamako, not Timbuktu

The beginning, and why we go : A look back at to February 2003, trip to Bamako A Travelogue by Annie De Groot, M.D. Dr. Annie De Groot and her associate Julie McMurry traveled to Bamako, Mali in January in 2003 to visit an AIDS vaccine clinical trial site. In 2002,...
The DIY Movement  . . . in Cancer Vaccines

The DIY Movement . . . in Cancer Vaccines

So, you say, why not? Why wait for Gritstone, BioNtec, Neon or even EpiVax Oncology when you can just DIY? If you can now sequence your own cancer mutanome (for about $5,000), and predict your own mutated epitopes using online tools, why not?  Some cancer patients are...