Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium
The Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium (VaDDC) has a threefold mission:
To promote the growth and advancement of drug discovery and development programs at universities and research institutes within Virginia, particularly through inter-institutional collaboration.
To help the pharmaceutical industry bring life-saving and quality of life solutions to patients through innovative collaborations with Virginia’s best and brightest researchers.
To promote and enhance the attractiveness of Virginia as an environment for pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
2nd ASPET/ADDC Academic Drug Discovery Colloquium
On October 12-13, 2017, on the NIH central campus in Bethesda there will be a meeting entitled “Fueling Innovation: Public Programs Driving Drug Discovery.” The meeting is hosted by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics,and the Academic Drug Discovery Consortium.
Frank Gupton receives a $25M award from the Gates foundation for the "Medicines for All" Initiative" The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering $25 million to create the Medicines for All Institute, a...read more
John Lazo (VaDDC, Univ. of Virginia Pharmacology), David Kingston (VaDDC, Virginia Tech Chemistry) and Thomas Loughran (Director, Univ. of Virginia Cancer Center) were interviewed by Charlottesville’s CBS affiliate regarding Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium’s 2017...read more
Professor Rob Gourdie, Director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s (VTCRI) Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, previously founded First String Research Inc., which is poised to commercialize a treatment for debilitating foot ulcers in...read more
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