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Michigan Drug Discovery grant program increases researcher support

Michigan Drug Discovery is adding a new grant program to its support for University of Michigan researchers. Project Grants represent the third funding opportunity to be offered by Michigan Drug Discovery, in addition to Screening Grants to support screens conducted...

University of Michigan reports $1.62B in research volume during FY20

The University of Michigan Office of Research has released its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020. The research carried out at U-M has led to important advancements in areas ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to driverless vehicle technology, social justice and carbon...

Great Lakes Discovery RFP open for therapeutic research proposals

Earlier this year, U-M and Deerfield Management announced the creation of Great Lakes Discovery, a new alliance to commercialize U-M therapeutic projects that hold promise in developing potentially life-saving drugs and disease treatments. Through Great Lakes...

Three projects awarded funding from Michigan Drug Discovery

Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at the University of Michigan with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery. “We are excited to help advance these important projects in diverse...

Milken Institute: COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine Tracker

This information is sourced from: https://milkeninstitute.org/covid-19-tracker. The Milken Institute is currently tracking the development of treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 (coronavirus). This document contains an aggregation of publicly-available information...

Can old drugs take down a new coronavirus?

Lisa M. JarvisMARCH 12, 2020 When any new virus emerges, drug and vaccine developers spring into action, searching for products to stop it in its tracks. Drug discovery campaigns launch, vaccine development efforts ramp up, and everyone mobilizes to get it all into...

Faster drug discovery to hit ‘undruggable’ targets

by the University of MichiganPublished on phys.org Medicines made from coiled protein fragments could provide a new handle on hard-to-treat diseases like cancer, but they are difficult to design. But a new technique, developed at the University of Michigan, could...

Peter Toogood to direct Michigan Drug Discovery

Emily KageyLSI Communications Michigan Drug Discovery, the university-spanning collaboration to support and accelerate drug discovery projects, is getting a new director — and he has big plans for how the initiative can continue to impact the university and the...