20 Mar, 2014The Trials of Rare Disease Clinical Research


While we previously discussed how rare disease research has dramatically increased in both academic and industrial research, clinical trials of potential rare disease…

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18 Mar, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Clinical Translation


Computational drug discovery has reduced the time and money required for research and development while increasing the potential number of drug leads in…

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12 Mar, 2014Race to Cure Rare Diseases


Last year, Assay Depot announced our winners for the Rare Disease Challenge, as part of our efforts to raise awareness for rare diseases….

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10 Mar, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Increased Applications


We previously discussed how there are software methods to screen for potential drug leads and researchers have been able to increase their drug…

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06 Mar, 2014CDD’s 10th Anniversary Community Meeting: Celebrating 10 Years of Collaborative Drug Discovery


Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) is hosting their users and community meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco on Friday…

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26 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Technologies and Methods


Previously, we discussed in part 1 of this series the growing significance of computational methods in drug discovery. Traditional drug discovery typically uses…

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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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18 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Traditional Methods Aren’t Enough!


Traditional drug discovery is expensive, inefficient, and has huge barriers to entry. Big pharmaceutical companies continue to struggle to cope with tight margins…

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14 Feb, 2014Inforna: A New Way To Search Your Genome For New Drugs


A quick scan of recent advances in the scientific community will show that genomic data and new techniques in next-gen sequencing have…

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04 Feb, 2014Sequencing and Drug Discovery: How does Illumina’s new $1000 human genome affect drug discovery?


Illumina recently announced the $1000 solution for the sequencing of the human genome in the form of its new instrument, the HiSeqX. This…

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