Paul Ehrlich's magic bullet concept: 100 years of progress

  title={Paul Ehrlich's magic bullet concept: 100 years of progress},
  author={K. Strebhardt and A. Ullrich},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
  • K. Strebhardt, A. Ullrich
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Cancer
  • Exceptional advances in molecular biology and genetic research have expedited cancer drug development tremendously. The declared paradigm is the development of 'personalized and tailored drugs' that precisely target the specific molecular defects of a cancer patient. It is therefore appropriate to revisit the intellectual foundations of the development of such agents, as many have shown great clinical success. One hundred years ago, Paul Ehrlich, the founder of chemotherapy, received the Nobel… CONTINUE READING
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