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Francis Collins:
Francis Collins: Nós precisamos de remédios melhores — agora

TEDMED 2012 · 14:40 · Filmed Apr 2012
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Francis Collins: Francis Collins: Nós precisamos de remédios melhores — agora
14:40 · Filmed April 2012 at TEDMED 2012 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

Hoje em dia sabemos a causa molecular de 4.000 doenças, mas os tratamentos só estão disponíveis para 250 delas. Então, por que está demorando tanto? O geneticista e médico Francis Collins explica que a descoberta sistemática de remédios é fundamental, mesmo para as doenças raras e complexas, e oferece algumas soluções - como ensinar novos truques a remédios velhos.

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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