HIV researcher died in freezer while working with liquid nitrogen
A scientist was found dead the morning after he had stayed late in a lab working with liquid nitrogen, an inquest heard.
Doctors have made ‘remarkable’ progress with cure for HIV Damian Bowen, 32, was discovered by colleagues at the HIV laboratory connected to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, in Chelsea, five years ago.
He was last seen by a senior colleague at 5.30pm and told her he would be staying late to freeze samples of blood so they could be stored for further testing, the jury at the Royal Courts of Justice heard.
But just over 12 hours later, he was found wearing a lab coat... read more