DeCandido universe
(DeCandido's novelizations of Anderson's Films)

Dr. Charles Ashford was an Umbrella Corporation researcher known for creating the T-virus.


Due to a degenerative nerve condition, Ashford experienced discrimination by the providers of research grants, who would have second thoughts upon discovering his condition. This, Ashford found immensely ironic due to the widespread acclaim of Dr. Stephen Hawking. Ashford would be drawn to the Umbrella Corporation because of its tolerance.[1]


  1. DeCandido, Apocalypse, Chapter Twenty-Seven.