News tagged with drug candidates

Potential HIV drug keeps virus out of cells

Following up a pioneering 2007 proof-of-concept study, a University of Utah biochemist and colleagues have developed a promising new anti-HIV drug candidate, PIE12-trimer, that prevents HIV from attacking human cells.

dateAug 18, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Drug discovery, Netflix style?

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the last 10 years, the growth of the Internet has made ranking algorithms one of the hottest topics in computer science. The most famous ranking algorithm is Google's, which determines the order of search ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Other
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Small molecule targets B cell lymphoma

Scientists are one step closer to developing a targeted therapy for lymphoma. New research, published by Cell Press in the April 13th issue of the journal Cancer Cell, identifies a specific small-molecule inhibitor that was ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Cancer
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New drug candidate reduces blood lipids

People whose "bad" cholesterol and risk of future heart disease stay too high despite cholesterol-lowering statin therapy can safely lower it by adding a drug that mimics the action of thyroid hormone. In a report published ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Medical research
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