University of Dundee

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June 2015

  • DDD107498
    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).  

February 2014

  • 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.

June 2010

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