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December 27th, 2006

Too Little Bang for the Buck in Drug Research?

"Researchers are tackling increasingly complex diseases using new tools—such as genomics, proteomics and nanotechnology—that will take years to bear fruit," says PhRMA Senior Vice President Ken Johnson, adding that "more than 2,000 new medicines are in development, including 646 medicines for cancer, 146 for heart disease and stroke, 77 for AIDS, and 56 for diabetes."


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