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...
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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...
26 May 2016
The first Dundee Design Festival opened this week and featuring two Life Sciences exhibits...
16 May 2016The DDU is hosting a scientific conference 18 - 20 May 2016 to celebrate its tenth anniversary. We have compiled an international-class list of speakers, discussing the future of drug discovery,...
University of Dundee, University of Berlin and Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health partner to tackle parasitic animal diseases16 May 2016
The Drug Discovery Unit of the University of Dundee, Scotland, the Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine (IPTVM) of the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and Boehringer...
08 Mar 2016
World-leading medicinal chemistry and biology at the Universities of Dundee (Scotland) and Cape Town (South Africa) have been allied to the industrial expertise of the...
30 Jun 2015
The University of Dundee Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has been awarded “Project of the Year, 2014” by the non-for profit organisation, Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV). The award is for “DDD107498...
17 Jun 2015
A team of scientists, led by the University of Dundee Drug Discovery Unit in partnership with Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and collaborating laboratories, has published in Nature...