Next step for Baton Rouge-based Esperance Pharmaceuticals’ cancer-fighting drug? Clinical trials.

(Photo by Don Kadair) Dr. Hector Alila

(Photography by Don Kadair: Hector Alila) During the 1990s, Pennington Biomedical Research Center scientist William Hansel was trying to develop a sterilization drug when he made a discovery that c…

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