External Links

Resources for drug discovery outside of University of Michigan

 

Organizations

National Center for Clinical and Translational Science
http://www.ncats.nih.gov/

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening
http://www.slas.org/

Academic Drug Discovery Consortium
http://addconsortium.org/

Michigan Biosciences Industry Organization
http://www.michbio.org

Innovation.org (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America)
http://innovation.org/index.cfm/InsideDrugDiscovery/Inside_Drug_Discovery

 

Databases and tools

Assay Guidance Mannual
Eli Lilly & Company and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; 2004-
http://www.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/books/NBK53196/

 

Drug Metabolism database
http://www.drugmetabolism.co.uk/ReactionSelector2.aspx

eMolecules
Comprehensive commercial database for chemicals
http://www.emolecules.com/

Patent Lens
Free patent-searching site
http://www.patentlens.net/patentlens/structured.html

Virtual Computational Chemistry Laboratory
http://www.vcclab.org/lab/alogps/start.html

PubChem
Information on the biological activities of small molecules
http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/search/search.cgi

SMARTCyp
Tool for predicting drug metabolism
http://www.farma.ku.dk/smartcyp/ (drug metabolism predictor)

SciFinder
Chemical structure, patent, similarity search and bioactivity database
http://guides.lib.umich.edu/scifinder

 

News and journals

Drug Discovery News
http://www.drugdiscoverynews.com

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
http://www.nature.com/nrd/index.html

Drug Discovery Today
http://www.drugdiscoverytoday.com/