BioFarma - Research Group

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Contact information

Grupo de Investigación BioFarma de la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Mabel Loza
Centro de Investigación CIMUS. Av. de Barcelona s/n
Santiago de Compostela
A Coruña

BioFarma/USEF is a USC research group dedicated to drug discovery via a drug screening platform and chemical and biological tools.

The group collaborates with important pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and with international research groups, providing experience and support at the initial stages of drug discovery research.

Products and services

BioFarma /USEF provides services to the following:

  • Public groups, by tailor-made design of experiments and automatization/ miniatuarization of techniques in order to benefit from new hits proceeding from structurally diverse chemical groups
  • Private biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, by the fine-tuning and execution of connected programmes or connectable links for selecting drug candidates
Areas of interest for future collaborations

Early drug discovery via the following:

  • Discovery of biomarkers and drugs, by combining scientific knowledge and translational expertise
  • Creation of strategic alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for the combined development of products for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases