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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Scientists Bring Experience From SARS and MERS Outbreaks to Aid COVID-19 Research

Apr 07, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute issued the following news release:

As scientists race to develop and test new treatments for COVID-19, Dana-Farber's Wayne Marasco, MD, PhD, and his lab team are bringing one of the world's most formidable resources to the effort: a "library" of 27 billion human antibodies against viruses, bacteria, and other bodily invaders.

The collection, created by Marasco and his associates in 1997 using blood samples from more than 57 Dana-Farber staff, has alre...