Drug Discovery Unit

  • United Kingdom

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Drug Discovery Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Trypanosoma brucei brucei Medicine & Life Sciences
Parasites Medicine & Life Sciences
African Trypanosomiasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Trypanosoma cruzi Medicine & Life Sciences
Chagas Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Neglected Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Asghar, Soneela

Person: Research

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Bell, Mark

Person: Research

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Bellany, Fiona

Person: Research

Projects 2012 2022

Research Output 1993 2020

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Setting our sights on infectious diseases

De Rycker, M., Horn, D., Aldridge, B., Amewu, R. K., Barry, C. E., Buckner, F. S., Cook, S., Ferguson, M. A. J., Gobeau, N., Herrmann, J., Herrling, P., Hope, W., Keiser, J., Lafuente-Monasterio, M. J., Leeson, P. D., Leroy, D., Manjunatha, U. H., McCarthy, J., Miles, T. J., Mizrahi, V. & 17 others, Moshynets, O., Niles, J., Overington, J. P., Pottage, J., Rao, S. P. S., Read, K. D., Ribeiro, I., Silver, L. L., Southern, J., Spangenberg, T., Sundar, S., Taylor, C., Van Voorhis, W. C., White, N. J., Wyllie, S., Wyatt, P. G. & Gilbert, I. H., 10 Jan 2020, In : ACS Infectious Diseases. 6, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drug Discovery
Communicable Diseases
Infectious Disease Medicine
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A brain-permeable inhibitor of the neurodegenerative disease target kynurenine 3-monooxygenase prevents accumulation of neurotoxic metabolites

Zhang, S., Sakuma, M., Deora, G. S., Levy, C. W., Klausing, A., Breda, C., Read, K. D., Edlin, C. D., Ross, B. P., Wright Muelas, M., Day, P. J., O'Hagan, S., Kell, D. B., Schwarcz, R., Leys, D., Heyes, D. J., Giorgini, F. & Scrutton, N. S., 24 Jul 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, p. 1-10 10 p., 271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Huntington Disease
9 Downloads (Pure)

A Continuous Flow Strategy for the Facile Synthesis and Elaboration of Semi-Saturated Heterobicyclic Fragments

Luise, N., Wyatt, E. W., Tarver, G. & Wyatt, P., 14 Feb 2019, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2019, 6, p. 1341-1349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quality control

Press / Media

Tuberculosis drug may also target visceral leishmaniasis

Alan H. Fairlamb & Kevin Read


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Student theses

Discovery of high quality molecular leads and screening collections for CNS drug targets

Author: Farnaby, W., 2019

Supervisor: Ciulli, A. (Supervisor) & Read, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Spontaneous Raman spectroscopy: Exploring applicability in drug discovery and the medical sciences

Author: Rabl, T., 2018

Supervisor: Read, K. (Supervisor) & McGloin, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

To Design and Develop Semi-Saturated and Unsaturated Bicyclic Heterocycles for Fragment-Based Drug Discovery (FBDD) Campaigns

Author: Luise, N., 2019

Supervisor: Wyatt, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy