Podcast: Drug Pioneer and Trailblazer Dr. Raymond Schinazi (Part 1)

Dean Henri Ford with Dr. Schinazi and Dr. Mario Stevenson in the Inside U Medicine podcast space

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Driven by the memory of his mother, Dr. Schinazi embarked on a mission to find cures for the most challenging medical conditions.

The latest Inside U Miami Medicine episode features one of the most remarkable scientists of our time, Raymond Schinazi, Ph.D.

Dr. Schinazi is a visionary researcher whose contributions have revolutionized the landscape of antiviral therapy. More than 94% of HIV-infected individuals in the U.S. on combination therapy take at least one of the drugs he created. He also invented the cure for Hepatitis C.

But his story begins far from the laboratories and lecture halls of prestigious universities. Growing up in Egypt, young Raymond witnessed firsthand the devastation of disease when his mother fell critically ill. Determined to make a difference, he embarked on a mission to find cures for the most challenging medical conditions.

In the first part of this captivating episode, Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A, dean and chief academic officer of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and host of Inside U Miami Medicine, delves into Dr. Schinazi’s remarkable life story, exploring the triumphs and challenges that shaped his extraordinary career. Join us to learn about this scientific trailblazer in science and gain insights into the future of antiviral therapy.

Find the episode on Apple podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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