Personal Insights

2015 in Numbers
January 21, 2016

Following our long standing tradition, we present here our figures about projects and products of 2015. Compiling this info takes only…

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Superposed Binding Pose
Beware the Binding Pose
February 12, 2015

One of my favourites blogs, which I have mentioned in previous posts, is In the Pipeline, written by Derek Lowe. He…

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Cancer, Bad Luck and Press Releases…
January 26, 2015

Everything started with a headline: “Most cancers are caused by bad luck – not bad judgement, says study” (Independent), and another:…

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2014 in Numbers
January 19, 2015

As is our tradition, here you have our figures about projects and products of 2014. Compiling this info takes only a…

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Challenging Chemistry
October 1, 2011

Are medicinal chemists simple-minded? Have they forgotten how to synthesize molecules? Have they become lazy? If you think the answers to…

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Apologies and changes
September 1, 2011

Well, it has been a long, long time. Issue 18 of the newsletter was published on April 1st, so you readers…

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The End of the World
September 1, 2011

IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT Probably most of you are not familiar with this song by…

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Glasnost
November 1, 2010

Last Year Figures If you have lived through the 80s you will probably remember this word. Another year is behind us…

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Green
September 1, 2010

Green Chemistry Are you familiar with the twelve points of Green Chemistry? No? Well, maybe it is because you are a…

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Chiral Drugs
July 1, 2010

In the last years there has been an increasing number of chiral New Chemical Entities (NCEs) entering the pipeline of the…

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