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Genomics in Drug Discovery & Development

Despite an increase in investment into R&D from biopharma companies, only 5-10% of drugs that enter early-stage clinical trials ever […]

Iron Levels Target Tumour Drug to Cancer Cells

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have altered a pre-existing drug so that it is only activated in RAS-mutated […]

Therapeutic antibody unblocks blood vessels to improve cancer drug delivery

Scientists at UCL have developed a novel therapeutic antibody that can unblock blood vessels inside tumours to allow for more […]

Omics in Drug Discovery ONLINE – Webinar Series

With drug discovery being an expensive process and genetic-based drugs being more likely to succeed, the level of investment in […]

Genome-reduced ‘living medicine’ created for drug-resistant infections

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation have created a ‘living medicine’ to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing on the surfaces […]

Automation in Drug Discovery

Automation in drug discovery will enable pharmaceutical companies to make better decisions faster. Automation is often believed to be new […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: From genes to drugs – How genetic engineering is being used to make medicines

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, supported by the Institute of Genetics and Cancer at the University of Edinburgh, […]

Predictability of resistance to anticancer drugs

Researchers have explored the predictability of genetic versus nongenetic resistance mechanisms to anticancer drugs in melanoma. Development of resistance Metastasis […]

First New Alzheimer’s Drug Approved in 20 Years

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in almost 20 years, giving […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: From genes to drugs – How genetic engineering is being used to make medicines

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney discovers how researchers have used genetic engineering to turn […]