With almost $50 billion spent on worldwide pharmaceutical R&D in 1999 and continued huge increases in R&D spending, one would think the rate of drugs making it to market is increasing. Yet while new-chemical-entity development time has decreased from 13.5 to 11 years, it’s still too long. Further, despite the novel information generated by the genomics craze, results have lagged.

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