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Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M Compounds Used to Investigate Potential Medicines

Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M Compounds Used to Investigate Potential Medicines

Inside the ‘Molecular Library’ With 4M...

For scientists seeking to create new medicines, the building blocks of their therapeutic ingenuity are often found in the existing substances that their colleagues and predecessors have created through decades of painstaking research. That’s one reason it’s awe-inspiring to behold the 4 million...

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Vaccines to Fight Sugar-Coated Bacteria

Sugar-coating can put a positive spin on things. But when it comes to some bacteria that cause diseases such as meningitis and pneumonia, their sugar coating is among the traits that make them so dangerous to humans

This Scientist's Life: Monique Carter

This Scientist's Life: Monique Carter

This Scientist's Life: Monique Carter

Monique Carter, a regulatory scientist at Pfizer in Collegeville, PA, works to support the translation of molecules to potential medicines.

This Scientist's Life: Derek Buhl

This Scientist's Life: Derek Buhl

This Scientist's Life: Derek Buhl

Derek Buhl, Principal Scientist and project leader developing Central Nervous System drugs, began his career working with autistic children, even learning sign language to communicate with an autistic boy who was also deaf.

This Scientist's Life: Morrie Birnbaum

This Scientist's Life: Morrie Birnbaum

This Scientist's Life: Morrie Birnbaum

Morris Birnbaum and his group are responsible for discovering the molecules and pathways that a new drug should target, as well as the clinical trials that give the first signs of evidence that a potential medicine works in the way it’s intended to.

Tapping Coding Virtuosos to Solve Research Challenges

Tapping Coding Virtuosos to Solve Research Challenges

Tapping Coding Virtuosos to Solve Research...

Medical researchers turn to crowdsourcing in the coding community to crack DNA data challenges. 

This Scientist's Life: David Gray

This Scientist's Life: David Gray

This Scientist's Life: David Gray

David Gray, a Senior Director in Pfizer’s Neuroscience Research Unit at Kendall Square, Cambridge, and expert in medicinal chemistry, is leading a team developing a potential first-in-class Parkinson’s disease treatment.

Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who Tackled One of TB’s Great Mysteries

Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who Tackled One of TB’s Great Mysteries

Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who...

American scientist Florence Seibert developed a reliable test for TB, which has helped saved millions of lives.

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

Meet Mera Tilley, a geneticist and Director in Pfizer’s Early Clinical Development Group in Kendall Square in Cambridge, who’s an expert in genetic biomarkers, studying the link between people’s genes, inflammatory diseases and their response to medicines.

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