Force instrumentation

Mike Nicol highlights the importance of instrumentation for bi-layer R&D and production tablet presses

Identifying potential cardiotoxicity

GE Healthcare launches Cytiva Plus cardiomyocytes for improved compound safety profiling

Assay platforms and analysis helps pinpoint drug candidates

New assay platforms and analysis techniques are increasing the speed and sample throughput for likely new drug candidates. Sean Ottewell reports

Using Lego-like DNA to create simple and low cost drug discovery and diagnostic tools

Scientists at the University of Southampton have helped to develop artificial membrane pores, using Lego-like DNA building blocks, which could provide a simple and low cost tool for drug discovery and diagnostic devices.

Nanion Introduces New Product Family: CardioExcyte 96 for Cardiac Toxicity Profiling and Screening

The CardioExcyte 96 is a high resolution device recording contractility in intact cardiomyocyte networks utilizing non-invasive impedance measurements.

ELRIG Drug Discovery 2013

Students, graduates and post-docs are welcome to compete for the SLAS Young Scientist Award at the ELRIG Drug Discovery 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition

Dolomite expertise brings microfluidic product to market

Fledgling spin-out company Drop-Tech has turned to microfluidics specialist Dolomite for its product development and fabrication skills to help productize the advanced and innovative Robo­Drop™ technology into the Mitos Dropix, a droplet-on-demand sampler that is set to make it easy to produce extremely miniaturized droplet compartments with excellent control over their contents.

SAW Instruments enhances protein interaction analysis with the sam®X acoustic biosensor

SAW Instruments, developer of the innovative sam® family of biosensors for real-time, label-free biomolecular interaction assays, is continuing to advance acoustic wave biosensor technology with the sam®X platform.

Degenerative brain disease

Omics experimental methods are becoming critical in many areas of drug discovery, to allow the development of next generation, innovative therapeutics

Map of drugs reveals uncharted waters in search for new treatments

Atlas of every drug on Earth points to treatments of the future

Stem cell collaboration

Collaboration to develop human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes and neurons for translational drug discovery

First novel compound library designed to target deubiquitylase enzymes

The application of libraries that have been custom-designed with the structure and mechanism of drug targets in mind is believed to provide a substantially more effective route for the identification of innovative starting points for DUB candidate drugs

Understanding of predictive models in oncology

Industry leaders will discuss use of Patient-Derived Xenograft models to help accelerate oncology drug discovery

Identifying novel hits against a disease-relevant protease

Beactica initiates drug discovery collaboration with Medivir

First results confirm drug discovery potential of the European Lead Factory

European Lead Factory is a novel, open-innovation platform for drug discovery, managed by an international consortium of 30 partners

Malvern Instruments to acquire MicroCal from GE

Malvern Instruments Ltd has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences to acquire the company’s MicroCal microcalorimetry business.

Optimise drug screening processes

Crown Bioscience to showcase progression in human surrogate trials at the 50th ASCO Annual Meeting

3D visualisation of field patterns

New release makes wide range of Cresset’s drug discovery software available through Pipeline Pilot interface

Evaporator removes corrosive vapours

HT-4X centrifugal evaporator from Genevac provides optimised sample preparation capabilities for scientists working in the drug discovery environment






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