How a Wikipedia for drug discovery is disrupting big pharma
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-05-12
"But what if there was another way of developing the medicines we need? A way that eschews market incentives that stop pharma companies from developing medicines for diseases of poverty and does away with the secrecy that shrouds drug development.
According to advocates of open source pharma, there is....
Inspired by the open source movement in software, open drug discovery projects make their data and ideas available on the internet to anyone.
Matthew Todd, a professor of drug discovery at University College, London and one of the founders of the open source pharmamovement believes that open source could potentially transform the way we find cures...."