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When Looking to Accelerate the Pace of Research, Having the Right Multidisciplinary Tools Matters

Posted on May 18th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

Have you ever heard the term “stay in your lane”? While it may be applicable in some workplaces, where people are expected to keep their focus narrow, these days it isn’t something you’ll hear much in pharmaceutical-related industries. Continue reading “When Looking to Accelerate the Pace of Research, Having the Right Multidisciplinary Tools Matters” »

Leveling the Playing Field in Medicinal Chemistry

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by in Chemistry

For the designers and developers of Elsevier’s R&D Solutions, a major concern is ensuring that each solution makes the same level of searching or analytical power available to all users. The primary aim for the teams is to Continue reading “Leveling the Playing Field in Medicinal Chemistry” »

Predictive Analytics for Drug Discovery

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

The drive to predict molecular properties and thereby reduce lab testing and focus research projects started before the invention of the computer; a notable advance was with the Hammett equation in the 1930’s.[1]  Continue reading “Predictive Analytics for Drug Discovery” »

Proteins behaving badly

Posted on January 5th, 2016 by in Chemistry

The best present I ever received as a child was a game called Mousetrap. For those unlucky enough not to have played this: releasing a lever leads to a series of seemingly random events, such as a boot kicking a ball, and finally to Continue reading “Proteins behaving badly” »

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