Posted 18th May 2018 by Kieran Chambers
Before tackling the question of why everyone thinks drugging RNA is so hard, one might ask why drugging proteins is considered to be so easy (at least by comparison). Put differently, why were proteins first?
Posted 29th January 2018 by Laura Berry
MedChemNet and Future Medicinal Chemistry were thrilled to attend the Global Medicinal Chemistry and GPCR Summit, organised by Global Engage. The event shared the latest in medicinal chemistry and GPCR developments with delegates from across the globe. Represented at the summit were a number of large and small pharmaceutical companies, as well as biotechnology companies, CROs and academics.
Posted 15th November 2017 by Jane Williams
Cancer poses a formidable challenge to public health in modern society. In duelling rituals, the challenged party is usually given the choice of weapons, and possibilities are numerous. Knowing the weaknesses of your opponent is key to combat strategies and weapon selection.
Posted 3rd November 2017 by Jane Williams
What is the future of medicinal chemistry? Ahead of the executive panel discussion at the upcoming Global Medicinal Chemistry & GPCR Summit, we spoke to David Powell of Inception Sciences Canada about his work and his predictions for the future.
Posted 27th September 2017 by Jane Williams
Discovering and developing new drugs is difficult. Very difficult indeed. The cost of developing a new medicine, when you factor in the costs of all those projects which fail before getting to market, is increasing and is Very Large Indeed so what can be done to get us out of this situation?