The Quant King, the Drug Hunter, and the Quest to Unlock New Cures

The Quant King, the Drug Hunter, and the Quest to Unlock New Cures

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Ten years ago, drug hunter Mark Murcko was thinking about motion. Then the chief technology officer of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., Murcko was a pioneer. It’s rare for a scientist to bring even a single drug to market over the span of a career. Murcko helped find five, including treatments for hepatitis C and HIV. The…