COVID R&D: Pharmas align behind crowdsourcing solution

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April 16, 2020 3:41 AM UTC
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 at 4:06 PM UTC

Within under a month, a group that started as a mash-up of research heads has morphed into an organized and streamlined collaboration among top pharmaceutical company R&D leaders. Its simple name: COVID R&D. Its goal: To push forward therapies and vaccines against COVID-19 at breakneck speed.

As part of its service to the biomedical community, BioCentury has coordinated with the consortium to collate publicly available information on molecules under investigation for COVID-19. More than 250 therapies and vaccines are listed in BioCentury’s open-access information portal for all researchers, with more being added daily (see BioCentury’s COVID-19 Resource Center). ...