CATEGORY Infectious diseases

Talk at TMF

Dominik gave a talk at TMF – Technologie- und Methodenplattform für die vernetzte medizinische Forschung: CORDITE – Corona Drug Interactions Database Since the outbreak in 2019, researchers are trying to find effective drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus based on de novo drug design and drug repurposing. The former approach is very time consuming and needs…



We created CORDITE (CORona Drug InTEractions database) an open database that collects and aggregates all available data from publications and preprints for SARS-CoV-2. Its focus is set on drug interactions. Please contribute to the open, curated database! UPDATES April 24, 2020CORDITE in numbers: 547 interactions (+17%), 423 drugs (+19%), 226 papers (+12%). NEW: GUI…


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In light of recent events – The flu

The flu (also known as influenza) is an infectious disease caused by a virus – the influenza virus. While most people confuse the flu with the common cold (also an infectious disease, but caused mainly by rhinovirues), the symptoms can be more severe. In fact, the flu can be deadly, especially mutated versions, such as…