Drugs that have already been approved as treatments for other diseases could be effective treatments for COVID-19. Scientists want to find out which drugs might work as quickly as possible. Hear from researchers in the Chromosome Replication Laboratory at the Francis Crick Insititute, who have been testing thousands of drugs against SARS-CoV-2 using a biochemical test.
How Can We Find New Drugs To Treat COVID-19?
Video Feb 15, 2021 | Taken from Francis Crick Institute, YouTube
It is important to identify the enzymes that significantly contribute to the metabolism of a drug candidate and to evaluate the potential of a drug candidate to be a victim or perpetrator. Knowing how a drug candidate is eliminated by the human body is important in understanding the potential for drug-drug interactions.WATCH NOW