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Drug companies need little arm-twisting when it comes to investing their resources into diseases that afflict millions. But what about a disease that affects only a few thousand people?
To stimulate drug development for diseases with few paying customers – whether due to its sheer rarity or its sufferers’ poverty – the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has committed $120 million over five years to a new program called Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Disease (TRND). The new trans-NIH program aims to support researchers with more money for in-house NIH studies and additional funds for external academic, advocacy and foundation collaborations.
Deadline: Jul 25 2013
This challenge provides an opportunity for Solvers to build a web-based or mobile “app” to explore data relationships in scholarly conte
Deadline: Jun 30 2013
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