Recognition of the role of Natural Products as drugs to treat neglected tropical diseases by the 2015 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine

Nat Prod Rep. 2015 Dec 19;32(12):1610-1. doi: 10.1039/c5np90043c. Epub 2015 Oct 29.


The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recognised the advances made in treating neglected tropical diseases, using drugs whose origins lie in natural products.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biological Products / chemistry
  • Biological Products / pharmacology*
  • Humans
  • Molecular Structure
  • Neglected Diseases / drug therapy
  • Neglected Diseases / epidemiology
  • Nobel Prize*
  • Tropical Medicine*


  • Biological Products