Artificial Immune System Could Reduce Animal Model Use in Drug Development | GenomeWeb

Everybody knows that animal models aren't really the best way to study human response to therapeutic treatment. So why do pharmaceutical companies rely on them? The answer, if you ask William Warren, is that they simply don't have a choice.

Warren is CEO and founder of VaxDesign, a company based on technology funded by DARPA that's aiming to design artificial human immune systems to bring more accurate, less expensive testing to the vaccine world.

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