Crucial role for FMRP (Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein) in embryonic development of the brain cortex
25 November, 2014
MRC Technology to lead Neurodegeneration Medicines Acceleration Programme to uncover promising drugs in pharma libraries
24 November, 2014
The topic of this month’s newsletter from Drug Discovery Today is translational medicine.
24 November, 2014
Last month, Treasury Minister David Gauke gave a robust defence of the UK's Patent Box scheme, which allows profits from technologies protected by a UK or other qualifying patents to benefit from a lower rate of corporation tax.
22 November, 2014
Longitude Prize publishes ‘attitudes to antibiotics’ survey as the challenge opens for entriesPrize backed by Prime Minister David Cameron, Prof Alice Roberts, Lord Martin Rees and Dame Sally DaviesPortrait of Alexander Fleming made from tablet capsules commissioned to mark the Prize opening
21 November, 2014
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry have described a method for creating and modifying organic compounds that overcomes a major limitation of previous methods. The advance opens up a large number of novel chemical structures for synthesis and evaluation, for example, as candidate pharmaceuticals.
13 November, 2014
In collaboration with Imperial, Imanova, the world-leading centre for imaging sciences, today announced that they will install a state-of-the-art MRI-PET scanner at their London facility from a MRC Grant for DPUK. The installation marks the start of a concerted effort across seven UK clinical academic research sites to bring benefits of this new technology to doctors studying dementia and to their patients.
04 November, 2014
UCB calls for further collaboration in the life sciences to enhance drug discovery and help drive economic growth. The PhD Networking Day promotes collaboration between leading UK universities and industry while also providing a platform to share best practice and deliver world class skills training for the next generation of science leaders. MedCity, spirit of collaboration, support for UK life sciences and commercial mind-set was praised by UCB
03 November, 2014