1 Man Does It Faster, Cheaper Than Big Pharma
by: Curt Nickisch, NPR, June 27, 2011 3:06:00 am
Drug companies aren't the only ones making money inventing new medicines for the market. A man in Massachusetts has brought three drugs to market almost on his own. His process is the same as the big drug makers, but he farms out each aspect of the process to independent labs and specialists. When the drug starts to succeed in trials, he sells it to one of the big companies.