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Discovering New Drugs Is a Long and Expensive Process – Chemical Compounds That Dupe Screening Tools Make It Even Harder

April 21, 2022

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Presented by The Conversation

Did you know that it often takes hundreds of scientists at least a decade to discover and produce a single medicine? Martin Clasby, a research assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at U-M Medical School, explains the time-consuming and expensive process of discovering new drugs. The faculty expert shares his experience as a medicinal chemist and provides insights on the chemical compounds that make up medicines, including one particular category, PAINS, which is a common pitfall for drug development.

 

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