Category: Discovery To Market

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Evaluating Modafinil as a Smart Drug, 20 Years On

Modafinil (Provigil) first entered the U.S. markets in 1998 after FDA approval. Although it was originally intended for narcolepsy and related sleep disorders, it quickly garnered a reputation as an off-label ‘smart drug’. Using more than two decades of scientific...

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Coronavirus Vaccine Development – Look Before You Leap

Nothing short of a medical miracle, coronavirus vaccines may be on the verge of being available to the public. Just months after its rapid spread throughout the world, scientists are making great strides toward delivering much-needed protection against the deadly...

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How Methamphetamine Fueled Blitzkrieg and Beyond

The initial success of Nazi Germany in World War II is largely attributed to the strategy of Blitzkrieg – quick, surprise maneuvers through enemy territory that left their opponents with little time to react. The tremendous physical and mental strain...

Biologic Drugs – The Future of Medicine

Biologics is the buzzword within drug discovery these days. The days of small molecule therapeutics are numbered, with pharmaceutical companies and research institutes shifting their focus to large molecule ‘biologics’. Despite being extremely complex to design and study, the advantages...