Accelerating the path to patients for new medicines

DeltaV Discovery speeds time-to-market for pharmaceutical and biotech operations by simplifying technology transfer from research and discovery to production

Artificial organ research could be key to development of novel drugs

Organs, both artificial and natural, hold the key to predicting and understanding how novel drugs will react in the body. Sean Ottewell investigates.

Map of drugs reveals uncharted waters in search for new treatments

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

Painkiller study helps tackle national headache of legal drugs addiction

Survey has identified potential triggers which put users at risk of becoming dependent on legal drugs

Ground breaking research identifies promising drugs for treating Parkinson's

New drugs which may have the potential to stop faulty brain cells dying and slow down the progression of Parkinson's, have been identified by scientists in a pioneering study which is the first of its kind.

Technological breakthrough paves the way for better drugs

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed the first method for directly measuring the extent to which drugs reach their targets in the cell.

Switching drugs improves breast cancer patient survival rates

Trial examined the long-term effectiveness of switching to exemestane after two to three years of tamoxifen

New monoclonal antibody drugs

ModiQuest Research offer an intelligent approach to antibody generation, cloning, modification and cell line production. Its offering includes end-to-end support services that include monoclonal antibody generation, cell line development and antibody production, plus antibody cloning and sequencing to enable academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients to develop new and improved antibody treatments and diagnostics

Optimal solution for drugs of abuse analysis

Thermo Scientific Servo and Servo+ SPE Enhance analytical workflow for drugs of abuse testing

Early evaluation of safety of drugs

CIT launches LeadScreen, a new range of fast, cost-effective services for drug candidate selection

Insights into cancer genome may lead to designer drugs for myeloma

Scientists used ‘next generation sequencing’ to map the cancer cell genomes of 38 patients with myeloma

Confirming of illicit drugs and their salt forms

Technique enables drug salt forms to be precisely identified and confirmed by two independent parameters

New centre will develop new drugs for diseases

New treatments for some of our most common diseases and conditions could be on the horizon with the launch of a new drug discovery venture

Sugar in biotech drugs causes inflammation

Researchers have discovered that a kind of sugar molecule common to chimpanzees, gorillas and other mammals but not found in humans provokes a strong immune response in some people.

Criminalisation of drugs and drug users fuels HIV

Strict laws on the criminalisation of drug use and drug users are fuelling the spread of HIV and other serious harms associated with the criminal market and should be reviewed, say experts.

Orphan drugs to 'create paradigm shift'

The economic recovery process has proved difficult for the pharmaceutical industry. Factors such as patent expiry, dry pipeline, and strict approval guidelines, have slowed down the attractive drug discovery.

Paired drugs kill precancerous colon polyps

A two-drug combination destroys precancerous colon polyps with no effect on normal tissue, opening a new potential avenue for chemoprevention of colon cancer, a team of scientists reports.

Anti-obesity drugs unlikely to provide lasting benefit

Scientists argue that anti-obesity drugs fail to provide lasting benefits for health and well-being because they only tackle the biological consequences of obesity.

Costs and benefits of new chemotherapy drugs

New chemotherapy agents appear associated with improvements in survival time for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer but at substantial cost.

Designer nano luggage to carry drugs

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in growing empty particles derived from a plant virus and have made them carry useful chemicals.






To receive the Scientist Live weekly email NewsBrief please enter your details below

Twitter Icon © Setform Limited