Modern methods of drug discovery: an introduction.

Helmut Giersiefen*, Rolf Hilgenfeld, Alexander Hillisch

*Corresponding author for this work
8 Citations (Scopus)


The pharmaceutical industry is continuing to attempt double-digit growth rates driven by high market capitalization. Standard responses to this challenge have only provided limited impact. Besides scaling-up businesses through mergers or selective acquisitions of platform technologies or drug candidates, an increase of Research and Development (R&D) productivity still represents a sure approach to address this challenge.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModern Methods of Drug Discovery
Number of pages18
Place of PublicationBasel
PublisherBirkhäuser Verlag
Publication date01.01.2003
ISBN (Print)978-3-0348-9397-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-0348-7997-2
Publication statusPublished - 01.01.2003

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Infection and Inflammation Research (ZIEL)


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