Supporting novel biomedical research via multilayer collaboration networks

  title={Supporting novel biomedical research via multilayer collaboration networks},
  author={Konstantin Kuzmin and Xiaoyan Lu and Partha Sarathi Mukherjee and Juntao Zhuang and Chris Gaiteri and Boleslaw K. Szymanski},
  journal={Applied Network Science},
The value of research containing novel combinations of molecules can be seen in many innovative and award-winning research programs. Despite calls to use innovative approaches to address common diseases, an increasing majority of research funding goes toward “safe” incremental research. Counteracting this trend by nurturing novel and potentially transformative scientific research is challenging and it must be supported in competition with established research programs. Therefore, we propose a… 
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