Venoms to Drugs

Venom from cone snails, scorpions, spiders, snakes and other species continue to provide an immense reservoir of potent bioactive peptides that target specific enzymes, ion channels and receptors. As such they represent major sources of lead compounds for both the development of pharmacological tools and novel drugs

Paul F. Alewood

Paul F. Alewood

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Investigator: IMB Centre for Pain Research

Glenn F. King

Glenn F. King

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Investigator: IMB Centre for Pain Research

Richard J. Lewis

Richard J. Lewis

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Director: IMB Centre for Pain Research

Thea Monks

Thea Monks

Research Staff: Chemistry & Structural Biology, IMB; and IMB Centre for Pain Research