More Details about Drug Repositioning Approaches And Applications For Neurotherapeutics

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Author(s)Joel T Dudley and Laura Berliocchi
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9781482220834
Pages313
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2017

Description

Nervous system diseases represent a major health concern worldwide. Although important financial and professional investment, their etiology and pathophysiology still remain mostly elusive. Moreover, the clinical need of disease-modifying therapies is still unmet. In the last decades, traditional R&D has failed in identifying new effective therapies in many medical areas and drug repositioning has recently emerged as a promising alternative strategy to de novo drug discovery to improve and accelerate therapeutic development. For the first time, Drug Repositioning: Approaches and Applications for Neurotherapeutics reviews history and adv