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11 January 2021

ELF project member spotlight: James Duffy, MMV

08 January 2021

How ELF can boost SME drug discovery programmes: examples from the chronic pain disease area

17 December 2020

European Lead Factory launches multiple approaches aiming to discover novel SARS-CoV-2 antiviral molecules

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15 May 2020

Discovery of a NAPE-PLD inhibitor that modulates emotional behavior in mice

14 January 2020

Identification of A Novel Class of Benzofuran Oxoacetic Acid-Derived Ligands that Selectively Activate Cellular EPAC1.

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28 January 2021

ELF webinar: How to optimise your assay for High Throughput Screening in the European Lead Factory


Graeme Wilkinson, PhD

Consultant Pharmacologist The Research Network