COVID-19 preclinical drug development database

Novel covalent inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 main protease

Newcastle University

Added 01/06/2020 | Updated 04/10/2021

Project Details

Type of project

  • Tier 3: discovering and categorising new molecules

Therapeutic target

  • Preventing virus replication in early disease
  • Direct acting antiviral

Type of supporting technology

Phase of project

  • Lead optimisation and activity validation

Modality (if can be disclosed)*

  • Small molecule

Molecular/cellular target (if known or can be disclosed)*

  • SARS-CoV-2 main protease

Partner institutions/organisations

  • Diamond Light Source

Key contact

Name: Mike Waring

Email Address:

Phone Number: +441912088591

Key Collaborators:
Mike Waring, Martin Noble, Steve Wedge, Chris Duncan

Anticipated timeframe of future outputs

This research project is looking for the following:

Currently seeking follow-on funding

Further Details

Abstract or additional information (if available)*

Published outputs (if available)*

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