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ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies

Editor-in-Chief: Andrew D. Napper, PhD

ISSN: 1540-658X • Online ISSN: 1557-8127 • 10 Issues Annually

Current Volume: 13

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.075

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

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  • DNA-Binding Fluorescent Dyes Detect Real-Time Cell Toxicity During Drug Screening...Read More
  • Innovative Screening Method Uses RNA Interference Technology to Identify "Lethal" and "Rescuer" Genes...Read More
  • High-Throughput Method Developed to Identify Inhibitors of Human Proteins that Promote Tumor Formation...Read More


ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies delivers access to the techniques and tools that enable new advances in early-stage screening, and lead to therapeutic compounds for drug discovery and development. This authoritative, rapidly peer-reviewed journal features original papers, application-oriented technology reviews, and reports in methodology and technology application.

ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies coverage includes:

  • Assay design, target development, high-throughput technologies, and chemistry
  • Lab automation, sample management, bioinformatics, data mining, virtual screening, and data analysis
  • Approaches to assays configured for gene families, inherited, and infectious diseases
  • Assays and strategies for adapting model organisms to drug discovery
  • The use of stem cells as models of disease
  • Translation of phenotypic outputs to target identification
  • Exploration and mechanistic studies of the technical basis for assay and screening artifacts

ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Andrew D. Napper, PhD, Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Drug discovery and developmental scientists, pharmaceutical and biotechnology researchers, disease foundation specialists, among others


Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Science Citation Index Expanded; Biochemistry & Biophysics Citation Index®; BIOSIS Previews; Chemical Abstracts; Biological Abstracts; Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; Scopus; ProQuest

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