Why Did you Focus your Studies on Beta Glucan?

Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka discusses the scope of his research at the Univ. of Louisville Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka

When I first came to the University of Louisville, it was an entirely different project. About six (6) months after I came, the first commercial soluble glucan appeared on the market and it gave us a tool to study it and uh one thing led to another and I just got it as a full project and I stayed with it. So it was luck.

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Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka is a Professor and Vice Chairman, Director of Research at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Louisville. Dr. Vetvicka graduated in 1978 from Charles University in Prague with a doctorate degree in biology and obtained his Ph.D. in 1983 from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Microbiology.