Researchers at the College of Life Sciences have identified fexinidazole as a possible, much-needed, new treatment for the parasitic disease visceral leishmaniasis.
Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery
The Wellcome Trust today announces the appointment of Professor Mike Ferguson, Dean of Research for the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, to its Board of Governors. Professor Ferguson will take up his position in January 2012.
The University of Dundee has announced a collaboration agreement with TPP Global Development Ltd to establish a drug development fund.
Professor Andrew Hopkins FRSC FSB of Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery will begin in his new role as Director of SULSA immediately succeeding Professor Mike Tyers, who has taken up a new opportunity at the University of Montreal in Canada.
Amy Capes, a PhD student in the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery at the University of Dundee, has won the Medical Research Council's 2011 Max Perutz Science Writing Award for her article `Putting Sleeping Sickness on the Radar'.
HRH The Princess Royal visited the College of Life Sciences as part of her visit to the University of Dundee on Tuesday April 19th, when she officially opened the new Centre for Molecular Medicine at the Clinical Research Centre, part of the University’s School of Medicine.
The cover for February’s issue of ChemMedChem was especially commissioned from the Fairlamb Lab and designed by Professor Alan Fairlamb, Head of the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery at CLS.
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).