Financing drug discovery for orphan diseases

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Fagnan, David E. ; Gromatzky, Austin A. ; Stein, Roger M. ; Fernandez, Jose-Maria ; Lo, Andrew W. (2014)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Drug Discovery Today, volume 19, issue 5, pages 533-538 (issn: 1359-6446)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2013.11.009
  • Subject: Drug Discovery | Pharmacology

Recently proposed ‘megafund’ financing methods for funding translational medicine and drug development require billions of dollars in capital per megafund to de-risk the drug discovery process enough to issue long-term bonds. Here, we demonstrate that the same financing... View more
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