Novartis Kicks Off Institute for Neglected Diseases

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Science  07 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5608, pp. 811
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5608.811

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SINGAPORE-- Swiss drug giant Novartis is out to prove that it can do good for society while doing well for itself. With support from the Singapore government, Novartis is setting up a private, nonprofit institute dedicated to discovering better treatments for neglected diseases that are ravaging developing countries.