The Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh are playing key roles in a €77.7 million pan-European consortium seeking to accelerate the development of therapies for Covid-19 and future coronaviruses...
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The University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has received €5 million of funding to develop antiviral treatments for Covid-19 and future coronaviruses.
The DDU has received €5...
11 Jul 2019
Researchers from the Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) have been awarded the “Project of the Year 2018” from Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) for their discovery work on potential new drugs for...
DDU partners with Bukwang Pharmaceutical Company to tackle new drug treatment for Parkinson’s disease03 Jul 2019
The University of Dundee‘s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has announced a multi-million-pound partnership with Korean-based Bukwang Pharmaceutical Company in a bid to develop a new drug treatment for...
03 Jul 2019
Mike Ferguson, Regius Professor of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has today received a knighthood for his services to science.
Professor Sir Mike, one of the UK’s most eminent...
05 Jun 2019
The University of Dundee Drug Discovery Unit is delighted to announce it has licensed assets to Corbin Therapeutics to develop possible new treatments for neuroinflammation-based disorders,...
20 Feb 2019
The Drug Discovery Unit announces a partnership with Takeda, Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company, to develop possible new therapeutic treatments for tau pathology, an underlying feature in...
16 Jan 2019
Professor Mike Ferguson, Regius Professor of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has received a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list.
Professor Ferguson has been honoured for...
Discovery of a new potential treatment for visceral leishmaniasis - one of the world’s major neglected diseases25 Jul 2018
Discovery of a new potential treatment for visceral leishmaniasis - one of the world’s major neglected diseases
• Research published in Nature on a new preclinical drug candidate targeting...
02 Jul 2018
Dundee bridges the gap between academia and drug development
Universities have always played a unique role in the life science sector either providing the research behind the innovations or...
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27 Mar 2017
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to global human and animal health – the O’Neill Report earlier this year stated that, unless we take urgent action, it will be...
07 Dec 2016
The University of Dundee has been awarded £13.6 million by Wellcome to establish a new research centre to tackle some of the world’s most devastating diseases. The Wellcome Centre for Anti-...
20 Sep 2016
Global Health Chemical Diversity Library
The Global Health Chemical Diversity Library is a 68,689 compound lead-like diversity library prepared for screening against the Bill and Melinda...