1992 …2022
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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

Bachelor of Science, University of Glasgow


  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • drug discovery

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Drug Discovery Medicine & Life Sciences
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Trypanosoma brucei brucei Medicine & Life Sciences
Trypanosoma cruzi Medicine & Life Sciences
Screening Chemical Compounds
Leishmania donovani Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Malaria Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2013 2022

Research Output 1992 2019

45 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Adenosine Monophosphate
Anti-Bacterial Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of GSK3186899/DDD853651 as a Preclinical Development Candidate for the Treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Thomas, M. G., De Rycker, M., Ajakane, M., Albrecht, S., Álvarez-Pedraglio, A. I., Boesche, M., Brand, S., Campbell, L., Cantizani-Perez, J., Cleghorn, L. A. T., Copley, R. C. B., Crouch, S. D., Daugan, A., Drewes, G., Ferrer, S., Ghidelli-Disse, S., Gonzalez, S., Gresham, S. L., Hill, A. P., Hindley, S. J. & 32 others, Lowe, R. M., MacKenzie, C. J., MacLean, L., Manthri, S., Martin, F., Miguel-Siles, J., Nguyen, V. L., Norval, S., Osuna-Cabello, M., Woodland, A., Patterson, S., Pena, I., Quesada-Campos, M. T., Reid, I. H., Revill, C., Riley, J., Ruiz-Gomez, J. R., Shishikura, Y., Simeons, F. R. C., Smith, A., Smith, V. C., Spinks, D., Stojanovski, L., Thomas, J., Thompson, S., Underwood, T., Gray, D. W., Fiandor, J. M., Gilbert, I. H., Wyatt, P. G., Read, K. D. & Miles, T. J., 14 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 3, p. 1180-1202 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visceral Leishmaniasis
Leishmania major
Leishmania donovani
Standard of Care
58 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of inhibitors of an unconventional Trypanosoma brucei kinetochore kinase

Torrie, L., Zuccotto, F., Robinson, D., Gray, D., Gilbert, I. & De Rycker, M., 31 May 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., e0217828.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Trypanosoma brucei
Trypanosoma brucei brucei
phosphotransferases (kinases)
3 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of Leishmania major UDP-Sugar Pyrophosphorylase Inhibitors Using Biosensor-Based Small Molecule Fragment Library Screening

Prakash, O., Führing, J., Post, J., Shepherd, S. M., Eadsforth, T. C., Gray, D., Fedorov, R. & Routier, F. H., 12 Mar 2019, In : Molecules and Cells. 24, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., 996.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Uridine Diphosphate Sugars
Small Molecule Libraries
Leishmania major
Biosensing Techniques
1 Citation (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of Novel Trypanosoma cruzi Proteasome Inhibitors Using a Luminescence-Based High-Throughput Screening Assay

Zmuda, F., Sastry, L., Shepherd, S. M., Jones, D., Scott, A., Craggs, P. D., Cortes, A., Gray, D. W., Torrie, L. S. & De Rycker, M., Sep 2019, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 63, 9, p. 1-15 15 p., e00309-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
High-Throughput Screening Assays
Proteasome Inhibitors
Trypanosoma cruzi
Proteasome Endopeptidase Complex

Activities 2011 2019

  • 8 Other
  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Membership of panel

Action Medical Research - Scientific Advisory Panel

David Gray (Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Global Antimicrobial Resistance Investment Fund (GAMRIF) panel

David Gray (Member)

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Member of MRC/AZ Centre for Lead Discovery (CLD)

David Gray (Member)
Jan 2017 → …

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Dundee Drug Discovery Unit, Diversity screening for tropical diseases

David Gray (Speaker)
Jul 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

external review of infrastructure grants

David Gray (Reviewer)
1 Jan 20131 May 2013

Activity: Other activity typesOther


Early-stage drug discovery of HIV-1 frameshifting modulators

Author: Fernandes, A. B., 2015

Supervisor: Gray, D. (Supervisor) & Wilson, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy