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Collaborating to Treat Rare Diseases

Posted on November 16th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

There are about 7,000 diseases out there that are considered “rare,” but they actually affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide – nearly half of whom are children. Continue reading “Collaborating to Treat Rare Diseases” »

Innovative Repurposing: New Drugs From Old

Posted on May 26th, 2016 by in Chemistry

Re-purposing of drugs is fraught with challenges, but can they be overcome so that patients benefit? The term re-purposing is often associated with the idea of saving a few bucks by taking something old and turning it into something useful (like transforming an empty wine bottle into a bird feeder). In the pharmaceutical world, though Continue reading “Innovative Repurposing: New Drugs From Old” »