University of Dundee

Drug Discovery Unit

Short Code: 

Wellcome-Wolfson Award of 4.8 million for new College of Life Sciences Centre

The College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee has been given a grant of £4.88 million from the Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards initiative to help expand its life sciences base.

Over £30 million is being invested into large-scale university infrastructure projects courtesy of the Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards initiative.

Drug Discovery Unit

The Dundee Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) was founded in 2006 with the aim of translating basic science into lead compounds to validate putative drug targets, to use as tools to investigate disease pathways and, when appropriate, advance to pre-clinical drug candidates.