Prologue.- Helpful Little Bodies.- Inside Stalin's Empire.- The Fading of Phage Therapy.- Naked Genes.- They're Not a Panacea.- In Poland: Phages for Diabetes?.- The Renaissance of Phage Therapy.- The Startups.- Four Companies, Four Strategies.- Cows and Chickens.- Approval, At Last.- In Treatment.- Epilogue.- Index.
This book fills a void. Never before has a comprehensive history of phage therapy-a once-neglected, now resurgent field-been written. Kuchment writes from the perspective of the eager student of history for the common reader.
Comprehensive, unprecedented history of phage therapyOffers a lay person's perspective on an often ignored topic of research Has a broad appeal, beyond just researchers/scientists