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Mick Hitchcock, Discover Science Lecture Series

Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Davidson Mathematics and Science Center, University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno

Mick Hitchcock is a scientist and a researcher who sees the future through a lens that has research providing the answers to the problems that confront us.

Together with former Bristol colleague John Martin, he developed Viread, approved by the FDA in 2001 a once-daily pill to treat HIV. Subsequently, the pair developed Atripla, approved in 2006 as the first single-tablet regimen for treatment of HIV that includes the active component of Viread and two other drugs. Ease of use made it a popular choice for physicians and patients.

More recently, the company launched Sovaldi and Harvoni, Hepatitis C treatments that can essentially cure most patients with few side effects.

Admission: FREE

This is a kid-friendly event. All are invited to attend.

Hosted by College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno

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