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Dr. Candace Pert

Dr. Candace Pert is an internationally recognized pharmacologist who has published over 250 scientific articles. Dr. Pert appeared in the feature film What the Bleep Do We Know?? and Bill Moyer's TV program Healing and the Mind. She is the author of the book Molecules of Emotion: The Scientific Basis Behind Mind-Body Medicine Scribner, 1997, Everything You Need to Know to Feel Good Hay House, 2006, and the musical guided imagery CD Psychosomatic Wellness: Healing your Body-Mind.

She received her Ph.D. in pharmacology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, served as Chief of the Section on Brain Biochemistry of the Clinical Neuroscience Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health NIMH, held a Research Professorship in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and is currently the Chief Scientific Officer of RAPID Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which specialize in potent receptor active short peptides with anti inflammatory properties useful for treating number of diseases. RAPID also holds patents focused on eradicating AIDS and HIV disease in the world via a peptide medicine which abolishes viral reservoirs in 3-6 months and an effective vaccine based on the short peptide epitope which the virus uses to bind to the receptor to enter and infect cells.