(Originally published in the Providence Business News, October 31, 2011)

Every once in a while something comes into your life and touches you unexpectedly. For Dr. Anne De Groot, it was watching a child die of measles in Zaire. The disease is easily preventable with a vaccine, one that was not available to that child. “No one should die of measles,” she said.

The result was a passion to find vaccines to prevent diseases. Read more…