Scientist developing birth control for men

Posted at 9:11 AM, Aug 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-17 09:11:27-04

(CBS) – A Harvard’s scientist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, says he and his colleagues may have stumbled on the 1st effective birth control pill. James Bradner created an Bradner,  creating an inhibitor molecule that could make cancer cells “forget” they were cancer, leading to potential new treatments for lung and blood cancers.

However, while doing experiments he realized the molecule, named JQ1, can also inhibit a protein in the testes that is necessary for fertility. For the full story, click on the video below: