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Spring 2014 Issue: Volume 9 Number 1

NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

NIH Research: Identifying the Right Disease Targets to Develop Better Drugs, Faster

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), 10 biopharmaceutical companies, and several nonprofit organizations have launched an unprecedented partnership to speed validation of disease targets so that new, more-targeted drugs can be developed faster than traditionally has been the case…Continue Reading