In this article, Dr Jens Bjørheim, Chief Medical Officer of Ultimovacs, explains why vaccination has proved the best strategy to target human telomerase and why this complex may be an effective approach to combat cancer.
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Guided by precise biomarker tests, therapeutic vaccines targeting the pathology of neurodegenerative disease could provide solutions to the impending global crisis in dementia. As Dr Andrea Pfeifer, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director of AC Immune, describes here, current work is both establishing the targets that those vaccines must address…
In a new study, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, US, successfully developed stem cell-derived neuronal profiles from individual patients. Here, Drug Target Review’s Victoria Rees explores the findings and how these new models can help to advance precision and personalised medicine.
Sheraz Gul explores how machine learning and artificial intelligence represent an exciting opportunity for the drug discovery industry, with the potential to develop highly optimised small molecules.
CRISPR libraries can be highly useful for target identification, gene screens and drug discovery. Dr Erik Willems, Senior Manager of Cell Biology at Thermo Fisher Scientific, discusses the company’s CRISPR libraries and the advantages they can offer scientists.
Included in this ebook are articles exploring the discovery of therapeutics that can be repurposed against COVID-19 and discussing a novel assay approach for the identification of drug targets using mass spectrometry.
This ebook has features on the development of intranasally-delivered antibodies to combat SARS-CoV-2 and how the structure of a nanobody was determined using nuclear magnetic resonance methods.
In this ebook, discover why CRISPR can aid the development of new drugs via loss-of-function screens and how the field of synthetic biology is likely to evolve within the context of health.
Within this ebook, find articles examining the role of telomerase for universal cancer vaccines and discussing potential targets for neurodegenerative disease vaccines.
In this issue, find articles exploring why CRISPR is useful for high-throughput drug discovery, how targeting telomerase may lead to universal cancer vaccines and a new study to identify therapeutics that can be repurposed against COVID-19. Also included are features on neuroscience, organoids and antibodies.
This article delves into research at the University of California Los Angeles, US, where stem-cell derived brain organoids that can mimic electrical activity have been developed.
Following the latest Drug Target Review webinar, supported by Analytik Jena, we put the audience’s questions to the speakers to understand how hardware, software and labware challenges can be successfully overcome.
Dr Ronald G Crystal, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, spoke to Drug Target Review’s Fraser Owen about his research into Alzheimer’s disease and why gene therapies represent a promising area of research for neurodegenerative conditions.
Researchers at the University of East Finland have been using skin cells to investigate pathological hallmarks in frontotemporal dementia patients.
Researchers have identified a process that amplifies changes in gene expression, which could be harnessed to accelerate stem cell differentiation.