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Molecular Pharming for Low and Middle Income Countries

Murad, S; Fuller, S; Menary, J; Moore, C; Pinneh, E; Szeto, T; Hitzeroth, I; Freire, M; Taychakhoonavudh, S; Phoolcharoen, W; et al. Murad, S; Fuller, S; Menary, J; Moore, C; Pinneh, E; Szeto, T; Hitzeroth, I; Freire, M; Taychakhoonavudh, S; Phoolcharoen, W; Ma, J K-C (2020) Molecular Pharming for Low and Middle Income Countries. CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, 61. pp. 53-59. ISSN 0958-1669 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copbio.2019.10.005
SGUL Authors: Ma, Julian

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Abstract

Interest in applications and benefits that Molecular Pharming might offer to Low and Middle Income Countries has always been a potent driver for the research discipline, and a major reason why many scientists entered the field. Although enthusiasm remains high, the reality is that such game-changing innovation would always take longer than traditional uptake of new technology in developed countries, and be complicated by external factors beyond technical feasibility. Excitingly, signs of increasing interest by LMICS in Molecular Pharming are now emerging. Here, three case studies from Thailand, South Africa and Brazil are used to identify some of the key issues when a new investment into Molecular Pharming manufacturing capacity is under consideration. At present, academic research is not necessarily addressing these issues. Only by understanding the concerns, can members of the academic community contribute to helping the development of Molecular Pharming for LMICs by focusing their research efforts appropriately.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2019. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Keywords: 06 Biological Sciences, 10 Technology, 09 Engineering, Biotechnology
SGUL Research Institute / Research Centre: Academic Structure > Infection and Immunity Research Institute (INII)
Journal or Publication Title: CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
ISSN: 0958-1669
Dates:
DateEvent
February 2020Published
18 November 2019Published Online
14 October 2019Accepted
Publisher License: Creative Commons: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Projects:
Project IDFunderFunder ID
UNSPECIFIEDSir Joseph Hotung Charitable TrustUNSPECIFIED
774078 (Pharma-Factory)European Commissionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000780
760331 (Newcotiana)European Commissionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000780
URI: http://openaccess.sgul.ac.uk/id/eprint/111374
Publisher's version: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copbio.2019.10.005

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