First In Human
The National Institute of Health's Building 10 was established by President Truman in 1951. He envisioned a place where doctors would have the time and resources to find cures for some of the world's biggest medical mysteries.
The Story of Building 10
Job Syndrome is one of the rarest diseases in the world, for which there is no cure. For patients like Lucy Wiese, a first in human trial at Building 10 represents hope.
Living with a Rare Disease
Dr. Terry Fry is a research oncologist at NIH's Building 10. He leads a first in human trial that looks to cure leukemia patients whose cancer has resisted all other treatments.
One Last Hope
The doctors of Building 10 administer clinical trials decades in the making. But they claim it's the patients who are the real heroes in this scenario.
The Real Heroes of Building 10
For patients like Lucy, a transplant could be both life-saving and life-threatening.
The Risk of Transplant
In this exclusive interview, Emmy-winning actor Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory") explains why he wanted to provide the narration for Discovery series First In Human.
Jim Parsons Lends His Voice