30 Jun, 2014The Microbiome in Drug Discovery: Cancer


Over the course of this series so far we’ve looked at the role of the microbiome in two of the three major therapeutic areas…

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16 Jun, 2014The Microbiome in Drug Discovery: Inflammatory Disease


Having introduced the “Age of the Microbiome in Drug Discovery” and the “The Microbiome in Metabolic Disease” we now turn to the influence…

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30 Apr, 2014The Microbiome in Drug Discovery: Metabolic Disease


In the “Age of the Microbiome” blog post which initiated this series we introduced the spectacular potential that the microbiome offers for drug…

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09 Apr, 2014The Age of The Microbiome in Drug Discovery


Over the course of the last century we’ve had the age of antibiotics, the genetic revolution, transplantation and immunotherapy, each of which ushered…

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04 Mar, 2014CRISPR: Taking DNA Research by Storm


If you hobnob around scientists, you might be increasingly hearing the mysterious acronym “CRISPR” being mentioned in conversation. CRISPR (pronounced like “KRIS-per”) sounds…

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20 Feb, 2014Unlocking the Natural Product Treasure Chest


Most people have probably heard of Alexander Fleming’s chance encounter with a penicillin-producing fungus. What is not quite well-known is that penicillin is…

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