Francis Collins: Precisamos de melhores drogas, já!

TEDMED 2012 · 14:40 · Filmed Apr 2012
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Hoje conhecemos a causa molecular de 4.000 doenças, mas só há tratamentos disponíveis para 250 delas. Então, porquê a demora? O geneticista e médico Francis Collins explica a razão pela qual a descoberta sistemática de novos medicamentos é imperativa, mesmo para doenças raras e complexas, e apresenta algumas soluções, como ensinar novos truques a velhos medicamentos.

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Geneticist, physician
A key player in the US' new brain-mapping project, Francis Collins is director of the National Institutes of Health. Full bio



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