TDR collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry.

  title={TDR collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry.},
  author={W. E. Gutteridge},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
  • W. E. Gutteridge
  • Published 2006 in
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
TDR's research programme was initiated in 1976 at the same time that the pharmaceutical industry began to withdraw from the discovery and development of new drugs for tropical diseases. TDR collaborated with the industry right from the start, its prime objective initially being to ensure that candidate drugs already in the development pipeline, such as praziquantel, mefloquine, ivermectin, halofantrine and atovaquone/proguanil, were not shelved. It became clear during the 1980s that once… CONTINUE READING