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Open Source Malaria (OSM) publishes its first paper today. The project was a real thrill, because of the contributors. I’d like to thank them.Skepticism about open source research is often based on assumptions: that people will be too busy or insufficiently...
Ive been speaking to many people about funding open source drug discovery. If there is no secrecy, and no patents, then Who Will Pay? Its the obvious, central question behind the whole enterprise, particularly around Phase 3 trials. Ive been asked this probably...
In recognition of it being World TB day today, and to promote the development of urgently needed new medicines for this terrible disease I’d like to point people to a project they can be involved in from today. We very recently started Open Source TB...

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Open science is a way of conducting science where anyone can participate and all ideas and data are freely available. It’s a sensational idea for speeding up research. We’re starting to see big projects in several fields around the world, showing...
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Open Source Malaria has completed an experiment in crowdsourcing for open drug discovery.Identifying and developing medicines is a labour-intensive process, particularly in the discovery and optimization phases, and most particularly in the physical preparation...
“Open Source Drug Discovery? How does that work?” I am asked this quite a lot. There are some principles and core practices that are involved, embodied in the Six Laws, but those are quite hifalutin. Let me give a practical example.The main point...

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The antimalarial efforts centered around the Sydny OSM team,  continue to make progress. Since they appreciate support with varous types of analysis (as part of the model) its time to take a new look at how their sttructures have been surfacing (just in...
If you have ever wondered how Open Source Drug Discovery might work there is a very nice example on the Intermolecular blog here. Well worth a read....
If you have ever wondered how Open Source Drug Discovery might work there is a very nice example on the Intermolecular blog here. Well worth a read....