App-based access to cloud-based library solution solves mobility challenges for Medical Affairs teams and Medical Science Liaisons
28 March, 2014
Novel scientific collaboration to use genomics and big data to drive drug discovery
27 March, 2014
As you can see from the subject line, this month’s newsletter from Drug Discovery Today deals with various approaches related to cancer, treatment and diagnosis.
25 March, 2014
A vaccine to prevent infection with a common herpes virus, the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), could help prevent up to 200,000 new cancers worldwide per year, say Cancer Research UK experts to mark the 50th anniversary of EBV’s discovery, today
24 March, 2014
Amino acids are among the most basic components of living things. Long chains of them, translated from DNA, fold up to become proteins. Some smaller groupings of amino acids form hormones, and a few single amino acids function as signal-carrying neurotransmitters in the brain.
22 March, 2014
A new type of drug could help to combat growing antibiotic resistance, a study finds. Medicines that stop bacteria from harming their hosts, rather than kill them, could prevent bugs from evolving resistance to drug treatments, a review of research in the field suggests
21 March, 2014
Trials are underway to assess whether common blood pressure medication can delay the progression of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
20 March, 2014
Asteris for iPad enables drug discovery scientists to quickly explore high quality compound ideas
17 March, 2014
World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe today Approximately 25,000 people in the UK affected by sleep disorder, Narcolepsy
14 March, 2014
The latest issue of Drug Discovery Today is packed full of industry focused research articles, new developments in drug discovery, and expert comment and opinion.
14 March, 2014
Their clinical and translational research program has developed Dbait molecules now in Phase I clinical trial in patients with advanced melanoma. Curie-Cancer, the body responsible for developing Institut Curie’s industry partnership activities, and DNA Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company that is developing a new class of cancer drugs, are renewing their partnership.
08 March, 2014
2014 has been declared European Year of the Brain by the European Brain Council. It also marks the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the first description of the term ‘epileptologist’ by US doctor, William Spratling, who is also considered the US’s first epileptologist. For the first time, the treatment of epilepsy was designated a specialism. This, together with the first descriptions of epilepsy being associated with the brain, ushered in the modern era of epilepsy.
06 March, 2014
Health Fabric will launch the Blue Button Concept at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014, which takes place in Manchester, on March 3rd and 4th. Health Fabric has worked with NHS England to enable the ‘Blue Button’ concept, orginally from the US, which allows patients to share their information. This is done by implementing the ‘Standard Clinical Headings’ – formally known as the Clinical Documentation and Generic Record Standards (CDGRS).
05 March, 2014
Research that has for the first time successfully grown “mini-livers” from adult mouse stem cells has won the UK’s international prize for the scientific and technological advance with the most potential to replace, reduce or refine the use of animals in science (the 3Rs).
01 March, 2014