Five Areas Of Research In Natural Product-Derived Drug Discovery

Five Areas Of Research In Natural Product-Derived Drug Discovery

In the past few years, a considerable amount of drug discoveries related to natural products have decreased significantly. Big Pharma companies have taken their attention to alternative options but were not able to bring significant success. Due to the failure of alternative drug discovery, natural product research still is regarded as a compelling method to discover […]

Exploring Fast And Low-Cost Strategies In Drug Discovery For Chagas Disease: The Alternative Quest For New …

Exploring Fast And Low-Cost Strategies In Drug Discovery For Chagas Disease: The Alternative Quest For New …

From the south of United States to the south of Argentina there is an endemic illness caused by a parasite named Trypanosoma cruzi. This parasite causes a pathology called Chagas disease (CD), which is a silent condition that affects around seven million people worldwide. The classical transmission of this parasite involves a Triatomine insect, popularly […]

Study Links BRCA1/2 Germline Mutations to Platinum Drug Response in TNBC

Study Links BRCA1/2 Germline Mutations to Platinum Drug Response in TNBC

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a study funded by Myriad Genetics, Breast Cancer Now, and Cancer Research UK suggest that the platinum-based, DNA crosslinking chemotherapy drug carboplatin is more apt to benefit triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients who carry cancer-related germline mutations in BRCA1/2 genes. To read the full story…. Already have a GenomeWeb […]

Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher

Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher

The study doesn’t explain why greater graduation requirements might reduce risky behavior, but the authors offer two hypotheses. First, greater demands at school take more time: longer hours doing homework and studying. Students who spend more time on schoolwork have less time to do other things. (They could also be reducing sleep or exercise, however.) […]

New cancer research app seeks to harness power of smartphone networks

New cancer research app seeks to harness power of smartphone networks

By Press Association Published: 12:00 EDT, 30 April 2018 | Updated: 12:01 EDT, 30 April 2018 Cancer researchers in the UK are to benefit from an app which crunches data while smartphone owners sleep. The DreamLab app, developed by the Vodafone Foundation, uses the collective power of a network of phones to analyse huge amounts […]

Bruker Introduces New NMR Technologies and Research Products

Bruker Introduces New NMR Technologies and Research Products

Frank Laukien, Ph.D., President and CEO of Bruker Corporation, stated: “We continue to develop novel enabling technologies and products, increasing the utility of NMR even further, in order to give our customers better tools for their chemistry, molecular biology and advanced materials research. High-field NMR, and particularly the emerging GigaHertz NMR tools, offer unique scientific […]

WuXi AppTec's CDMO subsidiary to build new Shanghai research lab

WuXi AppTec's CDMO subsidiary to build new Shanghai research lab

WuXi AppTec’s contract development and manufacturing subsidiary announced plans to build a new R&D center in Shanghai, next door to its existing production plant. The 320,000 square foot laboratory center will house 500 scientists once completed, allowing the campus to move APIs and intermediates through preclinical, clinical and commercial stages, as well as offer other […]