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.
A new Richmond-based pharmaceutical manufacturing company has received a $354 million federal contract to make the active ingredients for more than a dozen medicines used to treat patients with COVID-19. And the ingredients will be made at a pharmaceutical plant in...
Virginia Bio announces John Newby will become CEO of Virginia Bio starting August 5, 2019. John will be stepping down as Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, where for the last 7 years he led this 800-member Agency located across more than 40...
Webster Santos – VT and Kevin Lynch-UVA received a $2.8 NIAID grant to Develop a Drug to Treat Multiple Sclerosis
Santos received this research grant in collaboration with Kevin Lynch, a professor of pharmacology at the University of Virginia. Lynch will oversee the biological testing of the drug. The NIAID award builds on an existing research grant from the National Institute of...
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