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In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which new candidate medications are discovered.
Researchers have discovered that pancreatic cancer cells secrete IL-1β to suppress the immune system and suggest antibody treatments as a therapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Research suggests that over half of the total $5.2bn investment for artificial intelligence in pharma went to drug design applications in 2019, but overall investment is slowing.
The two organisations have entered into a two-year alliance to improve scientific exchange in the drug discovery industry.
Drug Target Review lists its 10 most popular news stories from 2019, summarising the drug targets that you wanted to read about.
It is said that, on average, it takes a new drug 12 years to go from research lab to patient, with many thousands of candidates discarded along the way. Can artificial intelligence (AI) help to speed things up? Sheraz Gul and Alp Sahin provide an overview of an AI approach…
Researchers have developed a 'scar in a dish' model derived from human stem cells which mimics the progressive scarring that occurs in human organs and has lead to a drug candidate being identified to stop the progression of fibrosis.
The hit-to-lead journey can be a long endeavour, with many failures along the way. Nikki Withers spoke with DNDi ’s Discovery Director Dr Charles Mowbray to hear how the organisation is working to identify new leads with activity in animal models of neglected tropical diseases and the potential for further…
This article highlights some of the most recent drug target discoveries that could be used to develop and design a treatment for pancreatic cancer.
HIV is a disease still common in sub-Saharan Africa despite global research since 1982. This article delves into the trends, opportunities and key players in HIV research, exploring future possibilities for treating the disease.
The new screening technique may enable development of novel combination-immunotherapy regimens against cancers and persistent infections.
A study conducted on human pancreatic tumours transplanted in mice reveals promise for an effective therapy in the future, say researchers.
A library of products derived from more than ten thousand fungi has been established which could lead to the discovery of new drugs.
Using absorbance microplate readers to streamline beer, wine and food safety analyses using industry-standard approved methods.