Institute for Computational Health Sciences: Precision medicine: Zuckerberg backs Indian-origin scientist with formula to jolt drug market

Or maybe there is, if Dr Atul Butte is to be believed! With a $10 million gift from the Zuckerbergs to support his work, Butte is spearheading a method of research that he calls "data recycling. "With the right partnerships and successful further stage clinical trials, drugs could be ready for patients in 3-5 years," says Butte. Butte says that several of the drug candidates are going through the patent process at present.

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