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LPG, diesel from plastic waste soon a realityCDRI to be leading institute in developing anti-malaria drug

18 February 2011

LUCKNOW: Stating that the last drug approved by the Drug Controller General of India was developed at CDRI in 2000, Tushar KantiChakraborty, director, CDRI, said that stringent regulatory guidelines to complete the safety, regulatory and clinical studies on new molecules in the country has made it increasingly difficult and time consuming to develop new drugs.

However, the way out is a two-pronged action for CDRI. First, in order to increase output and speed up drug discovery process, the institute is planning to work on repositioning of known drugs or clinically failed drugs, where clinical and regulatory studies will take less time…..

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/CDRI-to-be-leading-institute-in-developing-anti-malaria-drug/articleshow/7518577.cms


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February 18, 2011 at 7:18 pm

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