RGL Research • August 20, 2017
Today we know the molecular cause of 4,000 diseases, but treatments are available for only 250 of them. So what's taking so long? The Geneticist and physician Francis Collins explains why systematic drug discovery is imperative, even for rare and complex diseases, and offers a few solutions -- like teaching old drugs new tricks.
Source : https://www.ted.com/talks/francis_collins_we_need_better_drugs_now