Open data in drug discovery and development: lessons from malaria

12 Aug 2016

Timothy N. C. Wells, Paul Willis, Jeremy N. Burrows & Rob Hooft van Huijsduijnen

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

DOI: 10.1038/nrd.2016

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There is a growing consensus that drug discovery thrives in an open environment. Here, we describe how the malaria community has embraced four levels of open data - open science, open innovation, open access and open source - to catalyse the development of new medicines, and consider principles that could enable open data approaches to be applied to other disease areas.

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