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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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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 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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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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