Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: amphotericin B

  • Rapamycin: The “fountain of youth” from Easter Island?

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Moais at the Rano Raraku volcano quarry. Photo by Rivi, 2006, on Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 3.0. “We know more about the movement of the celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” – Leonardo DaVinci   In November 1964, the Canadian naval vessel HMCS Cape Scott left Halifax, Nova Scotia, to…