Source: Science Commons Blog 

Over at the FasterCures blog, Margaret Anderson, the organization’s Chief Operating Officer, has a post on the recent Institute of Medicine forum: Breakthrough Business Models: Drug Development for Rare and Neglected Diseases and Individualized Therapies. Anderson, who moderated a panel at the forum, observes that while the Michael J. Fox Foundation is often cited as an example of what’s working well, surprisingly few research foundations embrace its innovative approaches. Key among them: pursuing collaborations with for-profit companies.

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