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Researchers find key to anthrax toxin

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Two teams of scientists have discovered key inner workings of the anthrax toxin that kills cells and said their findings may lead to new ways to treat the deadl

HHS: Cipro price too high

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson said Tuesday the government does not accept Bayer Corp.'s price for the antibiotic Cipro, used to treat anthr
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U.S. testing diluted smallpox vaccine

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Tests are underway to check the effectiveness of diluted doses of smallpox vaccine, one way to immediately expand the number of people who could be treated in c
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WAP2002011487 - 14 JANUARY 2002 - WASHINGTON, D. C., USA: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, speaks at a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon in Washington, January 14, 2002. He discussed issues surrounding the recent Anthrax mail attacks around the country and how they have irrevocably altered american medicine and public health. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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Anthony S. Fauci (born: December 24, 1940) is an immunologist who has made substantial contributions to research in the areas of AIDS and other immunodeficiencies, both as a scientist and as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Anthony Stephen Fauci was born on December 24, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, to Stephen A. Fauci, a pharmacist, and Eugenia A. Fauci, a homemaker. He graduated from the all-scholarship, Jesuit-run Regis High School in New York City. He went on to attend the College of the Holy Cross and later received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1966. He then completed an internship and residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

In 1968, Fauci came to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (LCI) in NIAID. In 1974, he became Head of the Clinical Physiology Section, LCI, and in 1980 was appointed Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation, a position he still holds. In 1984, Fauci became Director of NIAID, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious and immune-mediated illnesses, including HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, illness from potential agents of bioterrorism, tuberculosis, malaria, autoimmune disorders, asthma and allergies.

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