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Elion, Gertrude.
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About this work

Also known as

Patient Management with Acyclovir.


This video begins with a disclaimer which refers to the views in the video not necessarily being that of Wellcome Foundation and that some of the 'indications' (drug uses) are not licensed. This is a video shot at a meeting held in Berlin exploring the benefits of anti-viral therapy. Different spokespeople comment on the groundbreaking nature of Acyclovir in terms of safety. Gertrude Elion is interviewed; she developed the drug and received a Nobel prize for her research.


UK : Wellcome Video, 1992.

Physical description

1 DVD (c. 15.27 min.) : 1 Digibeta (c. 15.27 min.) : sound, color, PAL sound, color, PAL


Copyright note

Wellcome Trust


This video is part of the collection of Audio Visual items accessioned from GlaxoWellcome Heritage Archives in 1995.
The master of this video was MII (M2), which has now been migrated to digibeta videotape and DVD. The master has been deaccessioned.
Dated Berlin June1992

Creator/production credits

Momentum Communications Ltd



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