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San Diego Researcher Wins ‘Oscar of Science’ Prize for Breakthrough Drug

A San Diego pharmacologist has earned a 2019 Breakthrough Prize, one of the highest honors for science and medical researchers, for co-developing the first therapy for children with spinal muscular atrophy, the leading genetic cause of infant death, it was announced Wednesday. C. Frank Bennett, a researcher at the Carlsbad-based Ionis Pharmaceutical and New York-based […]