in his blood

Conger, Krista
May 2013
Stanford Medicine;Spring2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses the experience of doctor Holbrook Kohrt, assistant medicine professor at Stanford University, of having hemophilia and how it led him to a career in oncology and hematology. Topics include the blood-borne diseases that blood transfusion can cause such as HIV, the severe hepatitis C he incurred, and his interest into how medical practitioners might jumpstart the immune system of patients against other illnesses such as cancer. INSET: fixing hemophilia.


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