Researchers Are Turning to Deadly Venoms in Their Quests for Life-Saving Therapies

Researchers Are Turning to Deadly Venoms in Their Quests for Life-Saving Therapies

Science Daily, 8.30.18
 

In a paper in the current issue of Science, first author Mandë Holford, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The Graduate Center, CUNY and Hunter College, details how technology and a growing understanding of the evolution of venoms are pointing the way toward entirely new classes of drugs capable of treating diabetes, autoimmune diseases, chronic pain, and other conditions.
 

Submitted on: AUG 30, 2018

Category: GC Press Coverage