More viral outbreaks are likely. Researchers are working to thwart one, Venezuelan equine encephalitus virus, with a decoy molecule.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers identify a molecule that could target advanced prostate cancer as well as a variety of other cancers.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Metabolic Translator, a new deep-learning tool, may offer a way to see how drugs in development will work in the body, not just the lab.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Targeting RNA with small molecules could pave the way for new antivirals, in particular a drug for hand, foot, and mouth disease.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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New technology cuts cell culture time by half and uses more targeted cell sorting and purification methods.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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Researchers have determined the 3D structure of the receptor that the hormone oxytocin binds to. The findings could aid drug development.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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The company is developing treatments that restore gut bacteria in people struggling with a range of diseases.
July 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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"These interim results are very encouraging," says Evan Anderson of a COVID-19 vaccine in a phase 1 clinical trial.
July 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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