Join us for our monthly Women in STEM series where we showcase and celebrate the achievements of inspiring women in the field. We had the privilege of interviewing Dr Mrunal Jaywant, Vice President of R&D at USP India. At USP India, Dr Jaywant oversees the Compendial Development, the Synthetic Chemistry,…
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This November edition of our Women in Stem series spotlights Andrea Pfeifer, CEO and Co-Founder of AC Immune SA. Dr Andrea Pfeifer co-founded AC Immune SA in 2003, since when she has served as a Director on the Board, successfully leading it to an IPO in 2016. Under her leadership,…
Ochre Bio is at the forefront of therapeutic innovation, focusing primarily on liver diseases. Their core mission revolves around the development of RNA therapies, primarily in the preclinical stage, using a 'human-first' approach. They employ real human tissue, such as 'liver slices' and whole human livers, in their preclinical pipeline…
Researchers from Tokyo Tech's World Research Hub Initiative conducted a study to investigate the regulation of gene expression in the apicoplast of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
Drug Target Review's Taylor Mixides exclusively interviews Brett Hall, Chief Scientific Officer at Immuneering, about his company’s aim to develop a universal-RAS therapy.
A US pre-clinical study investigating the antidepressant: MAP4343, discovered it reduced alcohol intake in a mouse model of alcoholism.
CIRM grant will fund novel gene therapy that aims for single lifelong treatment of Friedreich’s ataxia, a progressive neuromuscular disorder; a second CIRM grant will advance efforts to leverage UC San Diego research on another rare disease
Anti-inflammatory effects of niclosamide, observed in a new pre-clinical study, were due to inhibition of the inflammasome, a protein complex presented in the interior of defence cells.
In the search for a rapid, easy way to identify drugs to fight SARS-CoV-2, researchers from across the US came together to develop and apply a high-throughput ADP-ribosylhydrolase assay, ADPr-Glo. Here, Dr Veronica Busa and Dr Anthony Leung from Johns Hopkins University describe the ADPr-Glo assay and how it can be…
Using screening techniques, researchers have identified the compound called AN15368 which works as an antiparasitic against Chagas disease.
A new screening study has shown that three natural compounds present in foods like green tea may be candidates for drugs that combat the coronavirus.
Researchers from the US have identified several new small molecules that can induce mitophagy in leukaemia cells.
With no current treatments for hepatitis A, scientists have discovered how a protein and enzymes interact to allow hepatitis A virus to replicate.
Researchers have found that blocking certain acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula made it harder to resist seeking cocaine in a rat model of addiction.