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The Hamilton machine at The Drug Discovery Unit at The University of Dundee © Sophie Gerrard

Drug Discovery Unit partners with Takeda to develop new treatments for tau pathology

The University of Dundee Drug Discovery Unit announces a partnership with Takeda, Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company. Together, we will develop..

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The Cat 3 area within The Drug Discovery Unit at The University of Dundee, where live parasites are handled. © Sophie Gerrard

Natural products from the Amazon may help to treat neglected diseases

University of Dundee researchers have been awarded £700,000 to investigate whether bacteria and other natural products found in the Amazon..

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Guiding the way to new medicine maker badge

As well as making new medicines, we're also really interested in inspiring the next generation of medicine makers.  We're particularly..

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Detail from Gwenda, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, 2018

New LifeSpace Exhibition previews 31st January

Disentangle Science in a Gendered World An exhibition of contemporary art, historical objects and scientific case studies that consider how..

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Joana Faria is finalist in Infectious Images Photographic competition

Dr Joana Faria has been chosen as a finalist for the Infectious Diseases Hub photography competition 2019. Joana is a..

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WCAIR winners at SLS awards

Each year the School of Life Sciences recognises the successes of its staff through a series of prizes presented at..

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Knighthood for Professor Mike Ferguson for service to science

Professor Mike Ferguson, Regius Professor of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has received a knighthood in the New..

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Horn lab challenge trypanosome energy production dogma

Parasitic protozoa called trypanosomes synthesize sugars using an unexpected metabolic pathway called gluconeogenesis, according to a new study published in..

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Sir Henry Dale Fellowship awarded to Dr Mattie Pawlowic

Dr Mattie  Pawlowic, who joined the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) in November 2017, has been awarded a Sir..

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Join us on a #parasiteseeing trip!

Here at WCAIR we have a strong focus on combining art and science. We're now excited to announce that our..

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