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, Volume 4, Issue 22, pp 617–617 | Cite as

Small (molecule) thinking in academia

  • Joanne Kotz


A University of North Carolina team has documented a large jump in small molecule drug discovery in U.S. academia, with the number of dedicated centers more than doubling in the last six years. Key challenges include funding and establishing the value created for industry.

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