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New research looks to reduce side effects in commonly used drugs

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has drilled down to the molecular level to find similarities across six pharmaceutical drugs used in pain relief, dentist anaesthetic, and treatment of epilepsy, in a bid to find a way to reduce unwanted side-effects.
Linden Muellner-Wong received her RSB Director's Prize in Honours award from RSB Director, Allen Rodrigo. Image Sharyn Wragg.

Linden Muellner-Wong awarded RSB Director's Prize in Honours

Linden Muellner-Wong has won a 2017 RSB Director's Prize in Honours.

Characterising a new drug target in the malaria parasite

Although significant advances in malaria control have been made in the past few decades, resistance to our current antimalarial drug repertoire threatens control efforts.