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Sep 10, 2019

Plants are stationary soldiers. Rooted to one spot, they are not able to chase nutrients or flee from herbivores and pathogens. So in addition to the basic metabolites they synthesise for their survival, they produce a diverse array of organic compounds through specialised biochemical pathways to counterattack...


Aug 27, 2019

Once the domain of high-throughput screening (HTS) applications, automated liquid handling systems are now used ubiquitously in drug discovery and have been fundamental in increasing throughput, driving efficiencies and improving standards of accuracy and reproducibility in pharmaceutical and biotechnology...


Aug 13, 2019

The safety and efficacy of therapeutic drugs still requires improvement. However, the advent of both systems biology and precision medicine has stimulated a rethink on the process of therapeutic drug design and polypharmacology.

More recently, the definition of polypharmacology has morphed to represent therapeutic drugs...


Aug 13, 2019

The safety and efficacy of therapeutic drugs still requires improvement. However, the advent of both systems biology and precision medicine has stimulated a rethink on the process of therapeutic drug design and polypharmacology.

More recently, the definition of polypharmacology has morphed to represent therapeutic drugs...


Jul 30, 2019

2019 got off to a fast start for oncology drug discovery, with numerous mergers, acquisitions and collaborations announced in quick succession.

These ventures provide a window into key trends in oncology research, where investigators are likely to focus their efforts, and the tools and technologies that will enable...