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New Study Looks to the Future of Drug Discovery in the Natural World

May 9, 2017

Scientists at the Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have contributed to a new study, published May 1 in in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, that asks the question: are there any valuable products…

UC San Diego Launches New Center for Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery and Development

June 13, 2018

…people globally, yet are rarely the target of new drug discovery efforts. Leveraging its strengths in molecular biology, clinical research and pharmaceutical sciences, the University of California San Diego has now launched a new Center for Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery and Development to address this unmet need in global health.

Drug Found for Parasite that is Major Cause of Death Worldwide

May 21, 2012

…of Medicine has led to identification of an existing drug that is effective against Entamoeba histolytica. This parasite causes amebic dysentery and liver abscesses and results in the death of more than 70,000 people worldwide each year.

A New Approach to Faster Anticancer Drug Discovery

March 13, 2012

Tracking the genetic pathway of a disease offers a powerful, new approach to drug discovery, according to scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine who used the approach to uncover a potential treatment for prostate cancer, using a drug currently marketed for congestive heart failure.

UC San Diego Joins IBM World Community Grid’s Search for Zika Treatment

May 19, 2016

…Medical School have launched OpenZika, a project to find drug candidates to treat Zika, a fast spreading virus that the World Health Organization has declared a global public health emergency.

Meet Dr. Brookie Best, Dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

August 11, 2022

…the effects of anti-HIV drugs in pregnant women, children and non-pregnant adults, and drugs used to treat Kawasaki disease, the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children. She has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed papers, lectured on maternal and pediatric drug therapeutics at the National Institute of Allergy and…

Potential New Drug Class Hits Multiple Cancer Cell Targets, Boosting Efficacy and Safety

February 1, 2017

…biopharmaceutical company, describe a potential new class of anti-cancer drugs that inhibit two or more molecular targets at once, maximizing therapeutic efficiency and safety.

Building Robust Collaborations to ‘ATTACK’ Future Pandemics

January 18, 2022

Six University of California campuses, in coordination with two national labs and more than one dozen industry partners, have formed the University of California-National Labs Antiviral Treatments Targeting All Coronaviruses and Key RNA viruses Consortium to prepare for and prevent future pandemics.

Now Showing: Medicinal Chemistry in 3D

January 3, 2020

UC San Diego’s Seth Cohen and his research team, including colleagues at Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum led by Nils Metzler-Nolte, used a new type of metal-based molecular building block to serve as the basis for developing new therapeutic drugs. Their work is published in Chemical Science.

New Understanding of ‘Copper Pump’ in Cells Could Prime Discovery of Anti-Cancer Drugs

May 16, 2012

A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has made new discoveries about a copper-transporting protein in the membranes of human cells that drug-discovery scientists can co-opt for the development of new anti-cancer drugs.

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