Scientists in the international Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) project, including the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, are taking an unprecedented approach to discovering new medical therapies. They’re exploring the 38 percent of the human genome that is considered “dark” or largely untapped – so far — for potential new drug targets.
IDG Press Releases
- 2018 – Tudor Oprea, M.D., Ph.D –Hunting for Dark Genes: Understudied Proteins May Hold the Key to Curing Disease
- 2018 – Press Release UNM –Tudor Oprea, M.D., Ph.D Leads International Human Genome Study
- 2018 – Press release from U Miami –Scientists to Explore the ‘Dark Genome’ for New Drug Targets
- 2018 – Press release from EBI –Illuminating the ‘druggable genome
- 2018 – Press release from Univ of Copenhagen –New Knowledge About the Human Genome Paves the Way for New Drugs