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Julia Wcislo Shortlisted for 2020 Max Perutz Science Writing Award

An article by Julia Wcislo is one of the ten outstanding articles that have been shortlisted for the 2020 Max..

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A watercolour of scientist Alan Fairlamb and artist Emily Fong as they share mobile phones, over an online meeting

New artist blog post

We're excited to announce another new piece of work from the wonderful Emily Fong. Our artist-in-remote-residence has been taking a..

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Mode of Action group logo. it reads 'Novel biology to novel medicines. Fighting Neglected Diseases'

Mode of Action group awarded £4.9million from Wellcome

The Mode of Action group within the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR),University of Dundee, have been awarded £4.9million in..

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WCAIR joins CARE

The Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh are playing key roles in a €77.7 million pan-European consortium seeking to accelerate the..

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Science@Home with Dundee Science Centre

There have been lots of changes during the Covid-19 pandemic. One thing that has remained the same is how busy..

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€5 million boost for coronavirus drug search

The Dundee Drug Discovery Unit (DDU), embedded with WCAIR,  has received €5 million of funding to develop antiviral treatments for..

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The Hamilton machine at The Drug Discovery Unit at The University of Dundee © Sophie Gerrard

New Funding to find COVID-19 treatments

The Universities of Glasgow and Dundee have been awarded £225,000 to rapidly screen for potential COVID-19 treatments. The project is..

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artist impression of the DDU malaria pre-clinical candidate

Anti-malarial candidate progresses through first in human studies

Back in October 2013 Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) selected a compound designed and developed at the Drug Discovery Unit..

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The Drug Discovery Unit at The University of Dundee © Sophie Gerrard

DDU part of expanding international effort against COVID-19

The Drug Discovery Unit based at the School of life Sciences, University of Dundee, is working with partners around the..

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High-content screening image from the DDU intracellular Leishmania donovani assay.

#World Chagas Disease Day

Today, 14 April 2020, is the first World Health Organisation Chagas Disease Day. It was on this date in 1909..

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