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The Cuban CureReason and Resistance in Global Science$
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S. M. Reid-Henry

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780226709178

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226709192.001.0001

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The Cuban Cure
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DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226709192.003.0008

This chapter examines the growth of the biotechnology sector in Cuba. It explores Cuba's various attempts to define its biotechnology and its efforts to maintain a space for that science amid a rather differently couched global pharmaceutical norm. It mentions that the Center for Molecular Immunology's (CIM) TheraCIM drug was granted a U.S. patent in 1999 and an in-depth article on the CIM–York Medical partnership was featured in the July 2000 issue of Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Keywords:   biotechnology, Cuba, global pharmaceutical norm, CIM, TheraCIM, drug patent, York Medical, Jounral of the National Cancer Institute

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