Project

Exploration of HDAC6 inhibitors as anti-inflammatory agents – linking HDAC6 chemistry with inflammation biology

Duration
01 October 2017 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Organic chemistry
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Immunology
    • Immunology
Keywords
Organic synthesis Inflammation Histone Deacetylase inhibitors Drug development
 
Project description

This project intends to create a chemistry-biology platform to advance a new research field, dealing with the impact of HDAC6 inhibitors on inflammation. Revealing the role of HDAC6 in inflammatory diseases is expected to provide innovative concepts and approaches, leading to new therapeutic opportunities for HDAC6 inhibitors as anti-inflammatory drugs.