Stories by William A. Haseltine

    WILLIAM A. HASELTINE, who has a doctorate in biophysics from Harvard University, is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Human Genome Sciences; he is also editor in chief of a new publication, the Journal of Regenerative Medicine, and serves on the editorial boards of several other scientific journals. He was a professor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and at the Harvard School of Public Health from 1988 to 1995. His laboratory was the first to assemble the sequence of the AIDS virus genome. Since 1981 he has helped found more than 20 biotechnology companies.
  • November 2001 | Health Beyond Chicken Soup

    Beyond Chicken Soup

    The antiviral era is upon us, with an array of virus-fighting drugs on the market and in development. Research into viral genomes is fueling much of this progress

    November 1, 2001 |

  • March 1997 | Health Discovering Genes for New Medicines

    Discovering Genes for New Medicines

    By identifying human genes involved in disease, researchers can create potentially therapeutic proteins and speed the development of powerful drugs

    March 1, 1997 |

  • Scientific American Volume 259, Issue 4 | Health The Molecular Biology of the AIDS Virus

    The Molecular Biology of the AIDS Virus

    HIV is genetically complex. An array of regulatory genes enables it to remain latent or replicate at various rates. This intricate control may underlie key features of the disease

    October 1, 1988 |

Scientific American Holiday Sale

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Blow-Out Sale

Enter code:
at checkout

Get 20% off now! >


Email this Article