Cancer

Biggest database for cancer drug discovery goes 3-D

The world's largest database for cancer drug discovery has been revolutionised by adding 3D structures of faulty proteins and maps of cancer's communication networks, according to Cancer Research UK-funded research published ...

Genetics

Target Validation platform launches

The Centre for Therapeutic Target Validation (CTTV) has launched a new web platform for life-science researchers that helps them identify therapeutic targets for new and repurposed medicines. Today's launch underscores the ...

Medical research

Inflammation is associated with bone growth

Researchers use induced pluripotent stem cells in a mouse model to show that diseased bone growth may be stimulated by a key molecule for inflammation. Inhibition of activin-A was found to repress the bone overgrowth typically ...

Medications

Saving endangered drugs

In between the discovery of promising drug candidates for diseases and the ability to buy and sell those drugs in the marketplace lies the Valley of Death. That's the industry term for the failure of well-researched and potentially ...

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