Heptares Therapeutics (Heptares) recently announced the grant of multiple key patents in the United States relating to its GPCR-focused drug discovery platform.
15 December 2014
MRC Technology is inviting potential partners with early stage RNA, DNA and/or protein-based diagnostics to submit details and explore collaborative partnerships.
10 December 2014
MRC Technology is a member of the newly launched Knowledge Quarter, set up to create a vibrant knowledge hub by bringing together organisations that are actively involved in the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
4 December 2014
MRC Technology and Shandong International Biotechnology Park (BIOasis) have signed a partnership agreement for the development of a new Alzheimer’s drug. Signed by Fu Fenghua, General Manager of BIOasis and Michael Dalrymple, Director of Business Development at MRC Technology, the development of a new drug for Alzheimer’s could be significant to over 35 million people currently affected by the disease. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
2 December 2014
Smith, P.H., Cranston, G., Wasson, P., Stirling, E., Fulton, C., (2014). ARAplex: Multiplexed Detection of Carbapenemase Genes. In: Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms Workshop, 27-28 November 2014, Birmingham, UK
28 November 2014
New partnership with Yabao Pharmaceutical Co, Inc. to discover, develop and commercialise innovative compounds targeting a specific kinase involved in neurodegeneration, with the aim of developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
21 November 2014
Khurana, P., Levy, A., Kamal, A., Mordue, R., Newman, M., Osborne, S., Saxty, B., Ganley, I., Wright, P.D., (2014). A fluorescence based high throughput assay to identify inhibitors of the autophagy associated kinase ULK1. In: Drug Discovery ’14, 2-3 September 2014, Manchester, UK
17 November 2014
Catherine Kettleborough elected to SLAS Europe Council
Congratulations to Catherine Kettleborough, MRC Technology’s Associate Director of Drug Discovery Biology, who has been elected to the SLAS Europe Council for three years starting January 2015!
10 November 2014
Scientists have identified chemicals that could protect vital organs from long-term damage following a heart attack or stroke, according to new research in mice, part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Medical Research Council (MRC).
6 November 2014
Five recent publications from our labs
17 October 2014