Camagüey, May 12. – At present, the biotechnology industry in the Cuban province of Camagüey is making a product range very helpful for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of several diseases. In addition, these products mean exportable goods of utmost importance for the island country.
It is worth to mention among its most promissory lines of work the therapeutic vaccines against prostate cancer and against lung cancer in its advanced stage.
Along with this industry, the Maria Curie Oncology Hospital has played a crucial role in this area of research, reporting over 18 clinical trials.
The outcomes reached after applying Heberprot –P is of a great importance in this field, for it has been used to treat diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), which has brought about a considerable decline in the number of amputations of lower limbs.
The eco-friendly nematicide Hebernem – very effective to kill parasites that affect crops- and the Gavac vaccine to keep cattle tick under control, are some of the products that back up the scientific endeavors by researchers at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Camagüey. (Alex López Almaguer/Radio Cadena Agramonte).