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Clearing the Course for Glycans in Development of Flu Drugs

November 19, 2020

…Course for Glycans in Development of Flu Drugs Researchers demonstrate molecular binding mechanism that could change approach to designing influenza treatments There is no hole-in-one drug treatment when it comes to the flu, but that doesn’t stop scientists from trying to sink one. Especially since as many as one in…

Simulated Chemistry: New AI Platform Designs Tomorrow’s Cancer Drugs

May 6, 2024

Researchers from University of California San Diego have developed a new AI tool to that generate new drug candidates for cancer, which could help streamline the typically laborious drug discovery process.

Researchers Find an Unexpected Protein Function in Sea Urchin Embryo Development

November 18, 2015

…health. Cell proteins called drug transporters have been known to prevent chemotherapy and other drugs from reaching cells in disease treatment. Hamdoun and his colleagues have identified the role of a drug transporter in the early life stages of the sea urchin gut. The results could lead to new ways…

New Drug Screening Method Answers Why Alzheimer’s Drugs Fail, Suggests New Targets

January 27, 2022

A study led by UC San Diego sheds light on why Alzheimer’s drugs so far have been ineffective at curing or reversing the disease. The researchers identify new targets for drug development and present a new method to screen drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease.

New Way to Target – And Kill – Proliferating Tumors

November 14, 2011

…have identified a new drug discovery approach enabling the destruction of the most highly proliferative tumors. The discovery, published in the November 13 online issue of the journal Nature Medicine, points to an effective, alternative method for killing fast-growing cancer cells without causing some of the negative effects of current…

Artificial Intelligence Aids Discovery of Super Tight-Binding Antibodies

January 31, 2023

UC San Diego scientists developed an artificial intelligence tool that could accelerate the development of new high affinity antibody drugs.

3D Enzyme Model Provides New Tool for Anti-Inflammatory Drug Development

January 26, 2015

…and help drive therapeutic drug development, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine developed 3D computer models that show exactly how two PLA2 enzymes extract their substrates from cellular membranes. The new tool is described in a paper published online the week of Jan. 26 by the…

Scientists Try Old Weapon Against Deadly New Target

October 23, 2014

…Against Deadly New Target Developed at UC San Diego more than a decade ago, brincidofovir takes on Ebola With the Ebola crisis ongoing, much attention is focused upon finding a drug capable of slowing – if not stopping – the infectious, deadly and terrifying virus. UC Health System Forms Ebola…

This Outdated Diabetes Drug Still Has Something to Offer

April 11, 2024

Researchers from UC San Diego have discovered the biochemical workings of an old-fashioned diabetes drug, and it’s helping them develop new, safer alternatives.

UC San Diego Researcher Gets $4 Million NCI Award to Study Cancer Drug Resistance, Spread

December 7, 2018

David Cheresh, Distinguished Professor at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, received $4.2 million National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research into cancer’s ability to overcome stress, gain drug resistance and metastasize.

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