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Discovery of a new potential treatment for visceral leishmaniasis – one of the world’s major neglected diseases

25 July 2018 A new pre-clinical candidate drug with the potential to treat visceral leishmaniasis, one of the world’s major..

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International collaboration provides new insights into the fight against African sleeping sickness

10 July 2018   The African trypanosome causes African sleeping sickness, a hideous disease transmitted by the tsetse fly that,..

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Fun and games to help youngsters discover science

15 June 2018 Experts at the University of Dundee have concocted a formula for family fun as they celebrate all..

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Dundee’s global life sciences contribution highlighted at BIO 2018

7 June 2018 The University of Dundee’s contribution to the UK’s strength in the global life sciences sector is being..

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Scientists take on Cateran trail for charity

31 May 2018 Scientists from the University of Dundee will swap lab coats for hiking boots this weekend as they..

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Biosciences at Dundee ranked 6th in UK in Guardian University Guide 2019

29 May 2018   The 2019 edition of the Guardian University Guide has been published today. The University is now..

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Dundee Rep and Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research create an exciting new collaboration for young people

16 April 2018 An exciting new long-term collaboration has been launched between Dundee Rep Theatre and the School's Wellcome Centre..

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DNDi, GlaxoSmithKline, and University of Dundee to identify drug candidates to treat leishmaniasis and Chagas disease

2 April 2018   The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) will collaborate with the not-for-profit research and development organisation Drugs for..

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Welcome to new Principle Investigator, Dr. Mattie Christine Pawlowic

18 December 2017 Dr. Mattie Christine Pawlowic has opened a new research laboratory jointly in the Division of Biological Chemistry..

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Honorary degree for Professor Mike Ferguson

7 December 2017 Professor Mike Ferguson CBE, Regius Professor of Life Sciences and Academic Lead for Research Strategy in the..

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