Drug repurposing and repositioning workshop summary

"Drug development can be time-consuming and expensive. Recent estimates suggest that, on average, it takes 10 years and at least $1 billion to bring a drug to market. Given the time and expense of developing drugs de novo, pharmaceutical companies have become increasingly interested in finding...

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Main Author: Beachy, Sarah H.
Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health, Drug Repurposing and Repositioning (Workshop) (2013, Washington, D.C.)
Other Authors: Johnson, Samuel G. ([rapporteur]), Olson, Steve ([rapporteur]), Berger, Adam C. ([rapporteur])
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press [2014]©2014, 2014
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction and themes of the workshop
  • The state of the science
  • Enabling tools and technology
  • Value propositions for drug repurposing
  • Policy approaches and legal framework
  • Increasing the efficiency and success of repurposing
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 57-63)