CSIR, Royal Society Of Chemistry Team Up To Support OSDD Efforts: Minister

Staff Writer | Pharmabiz.com | August 9, 2013

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)  had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Royal Society of Chemistry of London to support  drug discovery efforts through the Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) , the Parliament has been told.

“The MoU signed between CSIR and the Royal Society of Chemistry is meant to build a community of researchers in India on cheminformatics, which will support drug discovery efforts of OSDD for TB, Malaria and other neglected diseases that predominantly affect India,” Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences  S.Jaipal Reddy said in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.