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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Screenshot of David Gray on BBC News

DDU expertise contributing to Glasgow COVID-19 testing Centre

Professor David Gray, Head of Biology at the Drug Discovery Unit, has been sharing his expertise to help the launch..

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Joana Faria

Joana Faria short-listed for SULSA Early Career Researcher Prize

The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance, SULSA,  have just announced their annual Early Career Researcher Prize shortlist. The Prize is..

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Parasite Battle for Survival Opening Event

Lancet Review of Parasites:Battle for Survival

Fiona Mitchell has reviewed the exhibition 'Parasites:Battle for Survival' for The Lancet. Parasistes:Battle for Survival is an Exhibition curated by..

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Head shot of Prof Ian Gilbert

Ian Gilbert elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Ian Gilbert is one of 4 University of Dundee academics to been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society..

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The flyer for Translations

WCAIR launches latest LifeSpace exhibition to celebrate World NTD day

Over the last 18 months we have joined forces with the Dundee Print Collective exchanging ideas and exploring the question..

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Prof Paul Wyatt in a DDU lab

Dundee joins ERA4TB international project fighting tuberculosis

The University of Dundee is among more than 30 international institutions joining forces to find new drug treatments for tuberculosis...

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