Drug Discovery Unit

Therapeutic Approaches: Small Molecules, , Covid-19

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Oncology

Center/Program Highlights:The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) is a fully integrated drug discovery group established to translate world-class biology research into novel drug targets and candidate drugs. Housed within purpose built facilities at the University of Dundee, the DDU has the full repertoire of professional, industry- standard expertise and infrastructure required for early stage, small molecule drug discovery. With full institutional support to expand translational research, the DDU is uniquely placed to bridge the gap between academic research and pharmaceutical development.

Sources of Funding: Philanthropy, Industry Partnerships, Disease Foundations, University, Revenue


Institutional Affiliation(s): University of Dundee

School of Life Sciences
University of Dundee
Dundee, DD53GH
United Kingdom

Center/Program Start Date: 2006

Number of Employees: 130