University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh Cancer Discovery Unit (ECDU)

The overarching aims of the ECDU are to enhance clinical predictivity of preclinical oncology drug discovery strategies and improve patient stratification and efficacy, by applying an evidence-led translational research platform, incorporating disease relevant models systems, innovative chemical design, quantitative in vitro and in vivo imaging and genomic/proteomic discovery informatics.


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Principal Disease Indication(s)

Oncology


Platform(s)

Small molecules, chemical library synthesis


Technology(ies):

HCI, MPA, image informatics, reverse phase protein array, dual ligand-based phenotypic screening


Funding sources:

Industry alliances, MRC confidence-in-concept, Wellcome Trust ISSF, ERC, University of Edinburgh


Personnel:

14


Number of Screens / year (any size):

12


Medicinal Chemistry Follow-up:

Yes


Contact Details

Dr Neil Carragher

Principal Investigator Drug Discovery & Co-Director Edinburgh Cancer Discovery Unit

Phone:  +44 (0)131 651 8671
ed.ac.uk

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Address: 19 Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2HY, UK
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