Check out this issue’s free to access editorial, from MedChemNet Leader Rathnam Chaguturu (iDDPartners, USA) in which he makes a case for increased transparency and improved collaboration in order to accelerate drug discovery and medical research. In addition, there is an illuminating editorial on the potential of cellular thermal shift assay technology in drug discovery by Annika Jenmalm Jensen et al. (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden).
This issue also features a Review from Editorial Board Member, Weiliang Zhu et al. (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) on the potential of natural products as DPP-4 inhibitors in diabetes therapy, in addition to an excellently received article on Highly resistant HIV-1 proteases and strategies for their inhibition by Irene Weber et al. (Georgia State University, USA).