News tagged with drug candidates

Rapid profiling of drug candidates

In the hunt for new medicines, any technique that expedites drug candidates into the clinic is a welcome advance. A team led by Hiroyuki Osada at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Wako, recently developed ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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Pfizer says patient died in oral RA drug study

(AP) -- Pfizer Inc. confirmed that one patient who was taking its drug candidate tofacitinib, a pill designed to treat rheumatoid arthritis, died during a recent clinical trial and said the death was connected to the drug.

dateApr 22, 2011 in Medications
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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 ...

dateAug 18, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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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 w ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Cancer
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