Where Do Your Medicines Come From?
Learn how new medicines get discovered—or is it invented?—and meet the people pushing progress forward.
The hunt for cures has been going on for centuries, but recent breakthroughs by scientists at biopharmaceutical companies like Pfizer have pushed medical progress forward by exponential leaps. The story of bringing a medicine to life is no different than any other process of creation. It requires innovation, imagination, and restless perseverance in the face of obstacles both expected and unforeseen.
Narrated by Dr. Freda C. Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, Cure Hunters is a video series that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the cutting-edge science that’s impacting our daily lives, and introduces the researchers, developers and innovators that pursue the great challenge of finding new ways to fight disease.
Above, check out the first episode of Cure Hunters where we investigate the amazing journey of the discovery and invention of new medicines.
More Cure Hunters episodes:
Episode 2 | Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer
Episode 3 | The Itch that Rashes
Episode 4 | NASH: The Silent Killer
Episode 6 | Building a Mirror Molecule
Episode 7 | Hunting Rare Diseases
Episode 8 | Take Your Breath Away
Episode 9 | Clinical Trials: Driving The Hunt Forward
Episode 10 | A Constant Threat
Episode 11 | Engineering Health