Center for Drug Discovery solidifying team with faculty hires
September 9, 2015

Less than a year after it was officially dedicated, the Center for Drug Discovery is running at nearly full strength. Dozens of researchers are creating new methods to combat cancer, diabetes and many of the worlds deadliest infectious diseases.

New faculty, fall 2015
August 14, 2015

Welcome to the following new Purdue faculty members, who have joined the Center for Drug Discovery.

BTN LiveBIG: From the basketball court to the lab, Big Ten fights cancer
February 9, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, basketball coaches across the Big Ten Conference made a fashion statement of sorts. They donned snazzy sneakers on the hardwood, even though many of them were wearing suits and ties, to take part in Coaches vs. Cancer, a nationwide campaign that annually draws public attention to advocacy and fundraising efforts around this severe disease.

Three Purdue professors elected as fellows of National Academy of Inventors
December 17, 2014

Three Purdue University professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The organization recognized Jan P. Allebach, the Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; R. Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry; and Philip S. Low, the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. The three are among 170 new fellows "who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society," according to a statement from the NAI.

Dedication celebrates new Drug Discovery, Bindley Multidisciplinary Cancer Research facilities
September 5, 2014

Purdue University marked the opening of new Discovery Park interdisciplinary research facilities in drug development and cancer, key components of the Purdue Moves initiative, during a dedication ceremony on Friday (Sept. 5).

Purdue to mark opening of new cancer buildings
September 3, 2014

Purdue University is planning a ceremony to mark the opening of a nearly $29 million facility that will consolidate drug research centers at the school and a $16 million expansion of a cancer research center.

Purdue University researchers study ways to kill MERS virus
May 2, 2014

The fight against the MERS virus has some Hoosier backing. Researchers at Purdue University showed off a prototype drug molecule that demonstrates what they're doing to hopefully keep it from spreading, and keep you protected. Those same researchers have been working on finding ways to stop MERS from spreading well before it showed up in Indiana.

Neuro Vigor licenses innovative Purdue technology to treat neurological diseases
April 24, 2014

Neuro Vigor LLC announced Thursday (April 24) the signing of an exclusive worldwide license with Purdue Research Foundation to develop and commercialize technology that promises an innovative approach to reducing the symptoms and pain of neurological disease and injury, including multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain and Parkinson's disease.

Purdue discovery leads to Endocyte drug that receives positive opinion from EU regulatory body
March 21, 2014

A cancer targeting innovation discovered more than two decades ago by a Purdue University professor of chemistry and his then-graduate research assistant could be closer to benefiting patients with ovarian and lung cancers and other diseases after receiving positive opinions from clinical trials conducted in the U.S. and Europe.

Purdue, Houston Methodist partner to take drug discoveries from the 'bench top to the bedside'
March 13, 2014

Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. The partnership helps to advance the Purdue Moves drug discovery initiative to translate basic research into life-changing treatments.