Drug analysis at the Francis Crick Institute and University of Dundee has revealed 15 potential antivirals that could lead to new COVID-19 treatments.
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LifeArc and the Medical Research Council have funded a new drug screening facility that will be established to accelerate COVID-19 drug discovery.
UKRI will provide £4 million in funding to establish a data infrastructure for scientists in the UK to study antibodies from COVID-19 patient samples.
Researchers have found that CBD induces an enzyme with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in the top layer of the skin.
The UK government will invest £8.4 million in COVID-19 research projects to reveal more information that can be used to develop therapies and vaccines against the disease.
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that blocks a genetic pathway that causes Parkinson’s, which could be used as a treatment in the future.
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