Bringing a new medicine to market is a process that cost about $1bn and can take up to 15 years. With the pharmaceutical industry facing multiple crises, budgets for research being squeezed and tough scientific challenges looming, academics and patients' groups are concerned we will not have the drugs necessary to treat future ills. More challenges will be posed by the imminent expiry of patents for some of the most lucrative drugs. The old model of drug discovery seems to be no longer efficient.
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