Prime Minister Opens e-Therapeutics’ Drug Discovery Centre near Oxford
News Feb 27, 2012
e-Therapeutics has announced that the UK’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable David Cameron, MP, has opened the Company’s new drug discovery centre at Long Hanborough near Oxford.
The centre, which is located in the Prime Minister’s parliamentary constituency, will spearhead e-Therapeutics’ pioneering work in network pharmacology, a distinctive approach to the discovery of medicines with potential to produce new and improved treatments for complex diseases such as cancer.
The Prime Minister said: “e-Therapeutics is a fascinating and innovative business in my constituency. Their use of pioneering science has the potential to deliver great results and I very much hope that their treatments are successful.”
Professor Malcolm Young, founder and CEO of e-Therapeutics, said: “We are delighted to have the Prime Minister open our new drug discovery centre near Oxford, which is a world centre of excellence in the science that underpins our business.”
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