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“Kent Heckenlively and Judy Mikovits are the brand new dynamic duo combating corruption in science.” —Ben Garrison, America’s #1 political satirist

Dr. Judy Mikovits is a modern-day Rosalind Franklin, a superb researcher shaking up the previous boys’ membership of science along with her groundbreaking discoveries. And like many ladies who’ve trespassed into the world of males, she uncovered decades-old secrets and techniques that many would like to remain buried.

From her doctoral thesis, which modified the remedy of HIV-AIDS, saving the lives of thousands and thousands, together with basketball nice Magic Johnson, to her spectacular discovery of a brand new household of human retroviruses, and her newest analysis which factors to a brand new golden age of well being, Dr. Mikovits has all the time been on the forefront of science.

With the sensible wit one would possibly anticipate if Erin Brockovich had a doctorate in molecular biology, Dr. Mikovits has seen one of the best and worst of science. When she was a part of the analysis neighborhood that turned HIV-AIDS from a deadly illness right into a manageable one, she noticed science at its greatest. However when her investigations questioned whether or not the usage of animal tissue in medical analysis had been unleashing devastating plagues of continual illnesses, reminiscent of autism and continual fatigue syndrome, she noticed science at its worst. If her suspicions are right, we’re an entire realignment of scientific practices, together with how we research and deal with human illness.

Recounting her almost 4 a long time in science, together with her collaboration of greater than thirty-five years with Dr. Frank Ruscetti, one of many founders of the sphere of human retrovirology, it is a behind the scenes have a look at the problems and egos which can decide the long run well being of humanity.