Finding next MS drug in common industrial chemical, lithium carbonate

Unlikely Multiple Sclerosis Pill On Track To Become Blockbuster
by Scott Hensley,

There aren’t very many drugs that are also, essen­tial­ly, indus­tri­al chem­i­cals avail­able in railroad-car vol­umes, phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal chemist Derek Lowe noted on his blog, In The Pipeline, this spring.

But there are a few. One is lithi­um…