Fall challenge 2019 winner: design of novel benzodiazepines

September 15, 2020 13:20

We are very proud to announce the winner of the Scientific Challenge Fall 2019 – Surid Mohammad Chowdhury! He investigated substitution paterns on novel benzodiazepines as potent sedative-hypnotics with promising results. 14 compounds predicted to have better affinity than the approved drug midazolam were generated with SeeSAR and further evaluated for their interactions with the GABAa receptor. His final report can be found here.

Congrats and all the best for his future work!

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