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A new weapon in the race for better drugs

Old Drugs In, New Ones Out

This is an interesting article about a new class of biotechnology startups that are using new combination techniques and specialized ICT solutions to identify new drugs out of old ones.

Can an antipsychotic drug from the 1950s be paired with a 1980s antibiotic to shrink 21st-century tumors? Might an anticlotting drug help a steroid relieve arthritis? How about a cholesterol treatment and a pain reliever teaming up to tame diabetes?

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Written by Mahad Ibrahim

June 30, 2007 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Global Health

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