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IUPUI Chemists Develop Distributed Drug Discovery: Finding Drugs for Neglected Diseases


June 15, 2009

chemistry graphic Researchers from IUPUI have developed Distributed Drug Discovery, a new low-cost strategy to accelerate the discovery of drugs to treat neglected diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy, leshmaniasis, dengue fever and Chagas disease. Full Story

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