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17 Jun 2015
The details of the discovery, properties and mechanism of action of a novel antimalarial compound, DDD107498, have been published in the journal Nature. DDD107498 has the potential to treat malaria patients in a single dose, including those with malaria parasites resistant to current medications, and help reduce the transmission of the parasite. The compound was identified through a collaboration between the University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV).
06 Feb 2014
A significant milestone in the development of a potential new antimalarial medicine has been reached by scientists at the University of Dundee, in partnership with the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV). A compound developed in the Drug Discovery Unit at Dundee has been selected by MMV, following a positive recommendation by MMV’s Expert Scientific Advisory Committee, to enter preclinical development.
09 Jun 2010
Hundreds of researchers from Scotland’s internationally renowned Life Sciences sector will gather in St Andrews this week for the annual research symposium of the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Association (SULSA).