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Multi-million-pound award to counter “silent killer” disease

A deadly disease that can kill victims who may never know they were infected is to be targeted by WCAIR..

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Launching a Drug Discovery Hub in Ghana

In June 2022, WCAIR visited our partners in Accra to officially launch their Drug Discovery Hub. Having worked together for..

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Our biggest science art project yet – literally

We're excited to announce that we've completed our biggest science art project so far - a piece that's 7 storeys..

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Henry and Luccas Describing Science

Animating drug discovery

A picture paints a thousand words. But how many words can be captured in a video? We scientists are by..

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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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Paul Wyatt WCAIR Director

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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