Category: Structure-Based Design

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Epigenetic Therapies for Treatment of Mental Disorders

Mental health disorders range from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia and dementia, affecting a significant number of people worldwide. Current treatments tend to be short-term and carry high risks of withdrawal symptoms, among other adverse side effects. Epigenetic therapies are...

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Predicting Viral Outbreaks With Machine Learning

Think about pandemics that have affected the human race – our history and even our culture. Even in recent times, viral outbreaks such as Zika, Ebola, HIV and even Smallpox have caught us by surprise. Despite the technology and data...

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Molecular Docking: Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery

Ever heard of the term bioinformatics? It’s an interdisciplinary field of science that combines different topics such as biology, computer science, mathematics and statistics. In a world where data is being generated at a faster rate than we can process,...