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Dead End

Freemantle, Brian (eBook - 2011 )
Dead End
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A scientist’s miraculous discovery pits him against a multinational drug company in a fight for his life Richard Parnell is one of the leading minds in gene therapy research, and he expects the job at Dubette, Inc., to be his first step to a Nobel Prize. But when he arrives at the American pharmaceutical giant, he finds himself shut out of the main avenues of research, isolated from the cutting edge in a way he has never been before. To force his way into the inner circle, he must forgo ethics. By testing a new gene therapy on human subjects, Parnell hits upon something miraculous. A shot from his syringe makes AIDS victims recover and tumors disappear. The corporate heads at Dubette are thrilled, and rush Parnell’s brilliant discovery to market. But what is he to do when he learns that, far from being a miracle cure, his breakthrough may actually be a recipe for certain death? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
Authors: Freemantle, Brian
Title: Dead end
[electronic resource (eBook)]
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, [2011]
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Notes: Previously published c2004.
Restrictions on Access: May be limited to subscribing institutions.
Summary: A scientist’s miraculous discovery pits him against a multinational drug company in a fight for his life Richard Parnell is one of the leading minds in gene therapy research, and he expects the job at Dubette, Inc., to be his first step to a Nobel Prize. But when he arrives at the American pharmaceutical giant, he finds himself shut out of the main avenues of research, isolated from the cutting edge in a way he has never been before. To force his way into the inner circle, he must forgo ethics. By testing a new gene therapy on human subjects, Parnell hits upon something miraculous. A shot from his syringe makes AIDS victims recover and tumors disappear. The corporate heads at Dubette are thrilled, and rush Parnell’s brilliant discovery to market. But what is he to do when he learns that, far from being a miracle cure, his breakthrough may actually be a recipe for certain death? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
ISBN: 1453226613
9781453226612
Statement of Responsibility: Brian Freemantle
Subject Headings: Corporations Corrupt practices Fiction. Genetics Research Fiction. Human experimentation in medicine Fiction.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Suspense fiction.
Topical Term: Corporations
Genetics
Human experimentation in medicine
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