Author: MedChem Staff

The Cost of Bringing a Drug to Market

Anyone that watches television in North America is familiar with advertisements for new prescription drugs promising to help with a range of ailments, from restless leg syndrome to irritable bowel syndrome. Behind the commercials...

Continuing the Fight Against Ebola

Ebola was arguably the largest story in international news in 2014. The disease has been around for thousands of years, but was only discovered and named in the 1970s. It struck fear in the...

5 Great Careers in Medicinal Chemistry

If you’re considering a career in medicinal chemistry, the first thing you should be contemplating is what your life will look like in that field. What exactly does a medicinal chemistry graduate do? Where...

Assisted Suicide and Ethics

Doctors are tasked with saving lives, and rendering medical assistance is part of the oath that doctors abide by. What happens when society reaches an ethical conundrum regarding so-called “death with dignity,” and a...