drug discovery

Finding New Uses For Old Leprosy Drugs

The leprosy drug clofazimine can block SARS-CoV-2 replication and even prevent the cytokine storm often seen in COVID-19 patients.

A Step Towards Drugging The ‘Undruggable’

Researchers have developed a new way to screen potential drugs against membrane proteins, targets previously considered ‘undruggable’.

Dealing Coronavirus A Knockout Punch

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around the world, old therapeutics are being given a second chance to fight a new foe. Here are seven of them.

WuXi STA Opens Nucleic Acid Drug Manufacturing Facility

Nucleic acid drugs have the potential to treat neuromuscular and metabolic diseases where small molecule drugs have failed.

Advancing Antibody Research

Powerful antibody engineering technologies and a culture of collaboration set Chugai Pharmabody Research apart, says CEO Dr. Tomoyuki Igawa.

A Picture Of Health

Developments in digital technologies and approaches have transformed the healthcare industry and promoted self-management of one’s health. Let’s take a look at what has changed.

Ambrx And BeiGene To Jointly Develop Next-Gen Biologics

Under the terms of the collaboration with BeiGene, Ambrx will receive US$10 million to fund the initial discovery and research activities for novel biologic drug candidates.

5 Ways Supercomputers Help Advance Science

Supercomputers are helping scientists simulate scientific processes, make predictions and create data-based solutions, tackling the biggest scientific questions one calculation at a time.

Insect Virus Kills Liver-Stage Malaria In Mice

Researchers in Japan have discovered that an insect virus can completely eliminate liver-stage malaria parasites in mice.

Scanning Zebrafish Brains In Search Of New Drugs

Researchers have developed a high-throughput method of identifying drug candidates for the treatment of neurological disorders.