NYC Drug Discovery Institute Launches | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 41 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 14, 2013

NYC Drug Discovery Institute Launches

Department: Business
Keywords: academic-industry alliances, pharmaceuticals, non-profit, drug discovery

The Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, a collaboration among three New York City-based academic centers, has launched with $20 million in philanthropic funding. The partnership among Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, and Weill Cornell Medical College brings together experts in medicinal chemistry, compound screening, and drug development. Medicinal chemistry will take place at labs that are set to open in January at Weill Cornell. The nonprofit institute has partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical to develop small-molecule drugs.

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