molecular pharmacology

Channel drug restores glucose balance

A new compound that activates potassium channels could be used to treat disorders of glucose homeostasis.

Green tea for failing hearts?

The main antioxidant compound in green tea increases contractile force in isolated heart cells, suggesting it may be useful in heart failure.

Drug-like molecules aimed at improving treatment of Parkinson’s

Drug-like molecules described by Vanderbilt researchers could lead to Parkinson’s treatments with fewer side effects.