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Don’t let ‘shelved assets’ gather dust. Make them into new lifesaving drugs.

By December 13, 2021January 17th, 2024Publications

Children’s Tumor Foundation President Annette Bakker was published in STAT, the influential life sciences publication, on a critical topic: gaining access to shelved drugs that could help NF patients and others. In this article, Dr. Bakker explores the opportunities for pharma/biotech to release drugs that can both help patients as well as benefit the companies. She writes: “Repurposing shelved drugs that have already been proven safe in humans can save companies millions of dollars and years of research and development, allowing potential treatments to reach kids — and adults — with cancer and other diseases as quickly as possible.”

Click here to read the article featured in STAT.