Asthma Drug Shows Potential for Alzheimer's Treatment

Asthma Drug Shows Potential for Alzheimer's Treatment

Anyone who’s gone through the pain of watching a loved one endure Alzheimer’s disease knows the importance of hope. Hope that they’ll get better. Hope that a cure will soon be found to stop the degenerative disease. While new research suggests that an old asthma drug could be given a new purpose to help protect […]

GE Aims to Bring Greater Productivity to Drug Discovery with its New High Capacity System

GE Aims to Bring Greater Productivity to Drug Discovery with its New High Capacity System

GE Healthcare Life Sciences introduces Biacore 8K+, an eight-needle high-sensitivity surface plasmon resonance (SPR) system that is able to automate over 4500 drug candidate–disease target binding experiments in one run. This increases operational efficiency in pharmaceutical discovery and development, quality control, and basic life science research. The Biacore instrument generates high-quality data from interaction experiments […]

New research provides expanded insights into the brain's response to opioids

New research provides expanded insights into the brain's response to opioids

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Opioids are powerful painkillers that act on the brain, but they have a range of harmful side effects including addiction. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry (MPIB) in collaboration with researchers from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, University of Innsbruck, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at […]

Scripps Research study provides new clues to improving chemotherapies

Scripps Research study provides new clues to improving chemotherapies

IMAGE: The structure of the protein encoded by the tnmS3 gene. view more  Credit: Shen Lab/Scripps Research JUPITER, FL – June 21, 2018 – About half of all drugs, ranging from morphine to penicillin, come from compounds that are from–or have been derived from–nature. This includes many cancer drugs, which are toxic enough to kill cancer […]

Study provides new clues to improving chemotherapies

Study provides new clues to improving chemotherapies

The structure of the protein encoded by the tnmS3 gene. Credit: Shen Lab/Scripps Research About half of all drugs, ranging from morphine to penicillin, come from compounds that are from—or have been derived from—nature. This includes many cancer drugs, which are toxic enough to kill cancer cells. So how do the organisms that make these […]

AdoRx Therapeutics Announces Initial Funding of $10 Million for the Discovery of New Cancer Therapeutics

AdoRx Therapeutics Announces Initial Funding of $10 Million for the Discovery of New Cancer Therapeutics

EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AdoRx Therapeutics, a UK based drug discovery company focused on the identification of new cancer therapeutics, today announced that it has closed an initial $10 million investment round financed by Epidarex Capital and CRT Pioneer Fund (‘CPF’). AdoRx was founded in 2017 by leading healthcare investor Epidarex Capital and […]

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