What’s Wrong With This Picture? | February Blog

What’s Wrong With This Picture? | February Blog

What’s Wrong With This Picture? No, not that one! (But yes, our 20th birthday was last year)… This one: a recent article published in Nature about a de novo IL-2 mimetic.   Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is a potent anti-cancer treatment that stimulates the immune...
What’s Cool in 2019? | January Blog

What’s Cool in 2019? | January Blog

What’s Cool in 2019? You! (OK, Your HLA) 2018 brought us the magnificent microbiome, gene-edited pigs and ethical debate about gene-editing people. What are your predictions for 2019? We think that global warming will get worse, and that immunoinformatics will...
Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

              Leslie J. DeGroot MD (“Les”) was born 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,...
PANDA: The Newest Product at EpiVax

PANDA: The Newest Product at EpiVax

Revolutionizing Risk Assessment: Generic Peptide Drugs and Their Impurities EpiVax has been awarded a $1 million contract from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to demonstrate and validate the best practices and procedures for assessing generic peptide drugs and...
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,...