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11 Jun 2012

Fundación MEDINA Announces Drug Discovery Collaboration with Cubist Pharmaceuticals

The alliance will be focused on complementing Cubist’s drug discovery programs with new lead compounds in the development of new anti-bacterial drugs.

Fundación MEDINA (Fundación Centro de Excelencia en Investigación de Medicamentos Innovadores en Andalucía), a research organization focused on discovery of novel drugs and bioactive molecules from natural products, has announced a contract research collaboration with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, MA, USA, to discover novel antibiotics from Cubist’s and MEDINA’s proprietary and unique natural product libraries.


Fundación MEDINA makes available for screening one of the world’s most productive collections of microorganisms for discovery of secondary metabolites. MEDINA is a recognized expert in the field of drug discovery and has collective experience with and historical ties to some of the most important natural products discoveries of recent decades. Based upon its record of identifying drug-like compounds from microorganisms, MEDINA offers a unique p

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