Pharma repurposing: Old drugs, new tricks
The development of new uses for existing drugs raises complex questions about patent law, regulation, economics and health policy. James Nurton reports from a recent conference hosted by UCL and Georgetown Law School
The story of thalidomide has three chapters. The first
chapter ended in tragedy. The drug was developed by German
company Grünenthal in the 1950s to treat morning sickness
in pregnant women. The results were devastating: 12,000
children were born with...
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