Feature Article:
Turning Science into Therapy- Step 1: Discovering Potential Drugs

The first step in the drug discovery process is to understand the biological processes associated with a disease. This understanding makes possible the next step: identifying a drug that can intervene in those processes to improve or maintain patient health. Drug discovery is a "matching game" between diseaserelated activity and an active ingredient capable of intervening in that activity in a way that is beneficial to patients. Read more...