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David Peyton
David Peyton

Parasite Prescription

Revising solutions, reviving hope

By re-engineering the decades-old malaria drug Chloroquine, PSU chemistry professor David Peyton may save millions of lives. Teams at his startup firm DesignMedix and PSU have shown the new drug's effectiveness in mice, and human trials may be only a couple years away. Peyton's approach could have applications in curing other infectious diseases as well.

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