Wednesday 23 August at 21:00
Near Washington D.C. on the campus of the National Institutes of Health Sits Building 10: the largest hospital in the world devoted solely to advanced clinical trials. Inside, America’s most brilliant scientific minds carry out some of medicine’s riskiest and most critical research, testing new treatments on people for the very first time. With unprecedented access to the halls of Building 10, this ground-breaking series reveals for the first time how the medical breakthroughs of tomorrow make their way out of the hi-tech research laboratories and into the hands of the world’s medical professionals. The series explores the lives of the doctors, researchers, and most importantly the patients and families in this remarkable facility that together make progress possible in this cutting-edge testing ground.
The series gives unprecedented insight into uncharted medical research and clinical trials conducted in the largest hospital in the world, the National Institute of Health.
As Anita is about to undergo surgery to remove two melanoma tumors, husband Andy talks about their hopes for this last treatment available to them.
Learn about the history of building 10, which has been a place of hope for hundreds of patients over decades.