We’re driven by the Novartis purpose: To deliver innovative medicines that alleviate society’s greatest disease burdens. As a focused R&D engine, we’re designed to turn breakthrough science into transformative, high-value treatments that have the most potential to improve and extend the lives of patients.
Our Research Areas
We discover and advance innovative treatments for diseases with high unmet need
We maintain a focused portfolio of investigational medicines intended to alleviate society’s greatest disease burdens
We’re pursuing platforms that offer more targeted approaches to treat patients
Smart technology advances drug design
Using the power of machine learning to help medical chemists design better molecules faster.
Toward regrowing cartilage
Novartis researchers aim to improve the lives of patients with osteoarthritis.
Take a visual tour of medicines that target RNA
A new type of medicine that targets RNA was discovered by accident and could change the way some diseases are treated.