The University of Dundee has today (Oct 26, 2023) celebrated the official opening of its multi-million pound Centre for Targeted Protein Degradation (CeTPD), by UK Science Minister George Freeman who met researchers behind pioneering studies of potential ways to treat diseases previously thought to be undruggable.

Welcoming the Minister, Professor Iain Gillespie, Principal and Vice-Chancellor at the University, said: “The University is recognised globally in the field of life sciences and this new Centre represents our commitment to further enhancing this reputation.

“It is fitting that the CeTPD is located next to the Tay Cities Regional Innovation Hub, which has been funded via the Tay Cities Region Deal. These sites bring together world-class research and entrepreneurial expertise that will advance and commercialise the breakthroughs being made here. Translating our research into successful spinout companies will only help to further establish Dundee, Scotland, and the wider UK at the centre of the highly competitive life sciences sector.”

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