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Parasite gene-editing technology for profiling drug-resistance mutations

A team from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) at the University of Dundee has developed a new..

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WCAIR receives £5 million new funding from Wellcome

The  Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) has received more than £5 million from the Wellcome Trust to advance its..

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Post-Covid TB warning as DDU receives $5 million award

Dr Laura Cleghorn, Tuberculosis (TB) Portfolio Lead at the Drug Discovery Unit, has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic may lead..

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Goodbye and good luck to WCAIR Director Paul Wyatt

Today we say a fond farewell to WCAIR Director and Head of the DDU, Professor Paul Wyatt.  Paul is leaving..

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Mike Ferguson honoured by British Society for Parasitology

The British Society for Parasitology has awarded Professor Sir Mike Ferguson with an Honorary Membership. This is in recognition of..

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Street art trail open call

We're collaborating with our good friends the Stobswell Forum and Open/Close Dundee to create new street art - at large..

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World NTD Day 2022

Sunday 30 January marks World Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Day. We’ll be joining in the day, connecting our city with..

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New funding to boost deadly disease research

A parasitic infection that affects millions of people around the world is to be targeted by a £2.5 million drug..

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Major funding award for international coalition’s disease research

The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) have been awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of $5M over..

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Fergus Preston wins Young Chemist Award

Fergus Preston, who is undertaking a PhD within the DDU and WCAIR, was one of 10 successful applicants for the..

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