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Envisioning an actionable research agenda to facilitate repurposing of off-patent drugs

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 20, 723-724 (2021)



We are grateful to J. Zigterman and S. Jonson for helpful input on the content of this report.


The ideas presented here do not represent an official opinion of any US government agency.


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