Medical Innovation

Drug Discovery

Celgene target identification and drug discovery capabilities

Celgene has developed target identification and drug discovery technology platforms that enable the company to proceed rapidly from target identification and validation through lead identification and optimisation.

Celgene target and drug discovery process:

Drug Discovery chart

On average, it takes over 12 years to develop new medicines.[i]Innovative therapies have a limited time in their lifecycle to recapture investment and fund future innovation.

Drug Pre_Discovery chart

Source: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Drug Discovery and Development: Understanding the R&D Process. Available at


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