Characterizing interdisciplinarity in drug research: A translational science perspective

  title={Characterizing interdisciplinarity in drug research: A translational science perspective},
  author={Xin Li and Xuli Tang},
  journal={Journal of Informetrics},
  • Xin Li, Xuli Tang
  • Published 4 September 2021
  • Biology, Mathematics
  • Journal of Informetrics
Background: Despite the significant advances in life science, it still takes decades to translate a basic drug discovery into a cure for human disease. To accelerate the process from “bench-to-bedside”, interdisciplinary research (especially research involving both basic research and clinical research) has been strongly recommend by many previous studies. However, the patterns and the roles of the interdisciplinary characteristics in drug research have not been deeply examined in extant studies… Expand


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