Pharmaceutical biotechnology: Science for health
01. January 2019 - 31. December 2024 | 4.00 Biotechnical Sciences
Cancer, neurodegenerative and immune diseases represent a great health and social burden for our society. Due to prolongation of life expectancy the burden of these predominantly age-related diseases is anticipated to be even greater in the future. To avoid the collapse of the health care system, new, more effective therapy strategies are urgently needed. Our ...
Genes, hormones and personality changes in metabolic disorders
01. January 2019 - 31. December 2024 | 3.00 Medical Sciences
Our programme is based on activities and achievements in the last two decades in the field of chronic metabolic disorders such as osteoporosis and bone metabolism, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), diabetes type 2 (and to a lesser degree type 1) and insulin resistance as a common component of the last two disorders. The majority of our activities will be further res...
Medicinal chemistry - drug design, synthesis and evaluation
31. December 2014 - 30. December 2020 | 1.09 Pharmacy
The long-term goal of the research programme is discovery of new bioactive small molecules with a potential for development to drugs in important therapeutic areas through combined medicinal chemistry approaches. In the next period the research programme will focus on discovery and rational design of bioactive molecules exerting their action on validated drug targets, their synthesis and bio...