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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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Dr Susan Wyllie completes successful tenure review

Dr Susan Wyllie, Head of the Mode of Action group within WCAIR and Principal Investigator in the School of Life..

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University of Glasgow’s Lighthouse Lab recognised at THE Awards

The University of Glasgow’s Lighthouse Laboratory project has won the Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year trophy at the seventeenth..

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Wellcome-Beit Prize for Joana Faria

Joana Faria, a postdoctoral researcher in David Horn’s Lab (BCDD-WCAIR) who is moving to establish her own group at the..

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Location, location, location – glycosyltransferase goes rogue

In two papers just published in eLife and PNAS the Ferguson lab, in collaboration with Steve Beverley and colleagues at Washington University, St..

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Dr Joana Faria awarded Sir Henry Dale fellowship

Joana Faria, a postdoctoral researcher in David Horn’s Lab has been awarded a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship funded by the..

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Dundee research to help eliminate Sleeping Sickness

Almost half a million rapid diagnostic tests developed from research at the University of Dundee will be donated with the..

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Prof David Gray honoured in HM Queen’s Birthday honours

David Gray, Head of Biology and Professor of Translational Biology at the University’s Drug Discovery Unit, has been given a..

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