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Development of utrophin modulators for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Developing small molecules for the treatment of age-related diseases

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New agents for tumour detection and therapy

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Development of anti-inflammatory agents

Welcome to the Russell Group webpages. The Russell Group is based in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. Explore our website to learn more about our group, collaborative research programmes and publications.


Latest news
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Poster prize for Rachel Sim
Congratulations to Rachel Sim, an Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)-funded DPhil student, who was awarded the penultimate year poster prize at the chemical biology conference ChemBiOx 2019, in Oxford. Rachel presented her work on developing affinity and fluorescent probes to elucidate the mechanism of small molecule modulators of neurogenesis.
Publication highlights
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Nature Comms paper highlights a new strategy for targeting protein-protein interactions (PPIs) for the development of new small molecule therapeutics.

Results from a collaboration between the Rabbitts Group (MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, WIMM) and the Russell group (Depts Chemistry and Pharmacology) has recently been published in Nature Communications.

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