This week in drug discovery (1-5 August)

News round-up by DDW’s Reece Armstrong for 1-5 August

Research paves way for easier brain tumour diagnosis

New research could pave the way to the earlier diagnosis of brain tumours through the development of a simple blood test for glioblastomas.

IFC invests $30 million to improve healthcare in Latin America

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is investing $30 million in the pharmaceutical company Laboratorios Siegfried to help provide lower-income populations across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) regions with better access to high-quality and affordable healthcare products.

International researchers win £30m for work in treating heart conditions

An international team of researchers has won £30 million for its work in developing a potential cure for inherited heart muscle conditions in young people.

New insights into HIV latent cells yield potential cure targets

In a presentation at AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal, scientists with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center (VRC) and their collaborators described how their use of technology revealed insights into cellular reservoirs of HIV and what those observations could mean for the next steps in HIV cure research.

DDW partners with ELRIG at Drug Discovery 2022

For the first time, a series of short seminars focused on automation will be available to visitors of Drug Discovery 2022 (4-5 Oct, London, UK).


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