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Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. A new partnership is giving scientists access to compounds from pharmaceutical companies.
Hudson: The goal of this new program called “Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules” is really two-fold.
Narrator: Dr. Kathy Hudson at the NIH says the first goal is try out new ways to collaborate.
Hudson: And the second goal is to see whether or not we can use this new model to accelerate the drug development pipeline by providing new ways of working together.Narrator: NIH has partnered initially with three drug companies which have agreed to make dozens of their compounds available. For more information, visit the website http://ncats.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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