File Name: genomics in drug discovery and development .zip
Establishment of a normal phenotype involves dynamic epigenetic regulation of gene expression that when affected contributes to human diseases. On a molecular level, epigenetic regulation is marked by specific covalent modifications acetylation, methylation, phosphorylation, sumoylation, PARylation and
The completion of the first draft of the human genome has provided an unprecedented opportunity to understand the genetic and molecular basis of disease. Parallel developments of new biological technologies, such as transcript profiling, allow scientists to examine almost any biological system in high molecular resolution. Novel therapeutic interventions are being developed and evaluated as a result of this research which will be the basis of innovative pharmaceuticals of the future.
Analyzing historical pipeline data, Nelson et al. Taking advantage of recent clinical development advances and rapid growth in GWAS datasets, we extend the original work using updated data, test whether genetic evidence predicts future successes and introduce statistical models adjusting for target and indication-level properties. When causal genes are clear Mendelian traits and GWAS associations linked to coding variants , we find the use of human genetic evidence increases approval by greater than two-fold, and, for Mendelian associations, the positive association holds prospectively. Our findings suggest investments into genomics and genetics are likely to be beneficial to companies deploying this strategy. The growth of human genetics resources has the potential to help us develop better drugs. By looking at whether and how historical drug approvals could have been predicted from our current knowledge of human genetics, we can validate this approach and assess which types of genetic evidence are most likely to be useful in guiding drug discovery.
Next-generation sequencing NGS can help pharmaceutical and biotech researchers better understand the genetic variants associated with various diseases. These insights can support the development of targeted therapeutics and multi-analyte tumor analysis. NGS also opens the door for discovery of novel methods to monitor cancer treatment and recurrence. As targeted therapies make their way through pharmaceutical pipelines, the need for companion diagnostics is increasing. NGS helps drug developers to explore genomic variation.
In the fields of medicine , biotechnology and pharmacology , drug discovery is the process by which new candidate medications are discovered. Historically, drugs were discovered by identifying the active ingredient from traditional remedies or by serendipitous discovery, as with penicillin. More recently, chemical libraries of synthetic small molecules , natural products or extracts were screened in intact cells or whole organisms to identify substances that had a desirable therapeutic effect in a process known as classical pharmacology. After sequencing of the human genome allowed rapid cloning and synthesis of large quantities of purified proteins, it has become common practice to use high throughput screening of large compounds libraries against isolated biological targets which are hypothesized to be disease-modifying in a process known as reverse pharmacology. Hits from these screens are then tested in cells and then in animals for efficacy. Once a compound that fulfills all of these requirements has been identified, the process of drug development can continue.
Molecular biomarkers are increasingly being used to identify subgroups of patients that have a higher chance of benefiting from targeted therapies. Identification of predictive biomarkers and development of companion diagnostics to accompany targeted agents have been shown to significantly improve the efficacy and approval rate of these novel therapies, making treatment decisions more personalized to individual patients. Mutations of epidermal growth factor receptor EGFR and rearrangements of anaplastic lymphoma kinase ALK in non-small-cell lung cancer and of BRAF in melanoma provide great examples of driver mutations defining patient subgroups that respond to specific therapeutic agents. Recent advances in genomic technologies such as next-generation sequencing offer new opportunities for discovery and development of targeted therapies. They also pose numerous challenges in implementing molecularly guided precision medicine in clinical care. In this article, we review how molecular diagnostics have evolved over recent decades, discuss types and capabilities of clinically applicable genomic technologies, and highlight examples of companion diagnostics that have gained regulatory approval.
Bioinformatic analysis can not only accelerate drug target identification and drug candidate screening and refinement, but also facilitate characterization of side effects and predict drug resistance. High-throughput data such as genomic, epigenetic, genome architecture, cistromic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and ribosome profiling data have all made significant contribution to mechanism-based drug discovery and drug repurposing. Accumulation of protein and RNA structures, as well as development of homology modeling and protein structure simulation, coupled with large structure databases of small molecules and metabolites, paved the way for more realistic protein-ligand docking experiments and more informative virtual screening. I present the conceptual framework that drives the collection of these high-throughput data, summarize the utility and potential of mining these data in drug discovery, outline a few inherent limitations in data and software mining these data, point out news ways to refine analysis of these diverse types of data, and highlight commonly used software and databases relevant to drug discovery. Drug discovery starts with diagnosis of a disease with well characterized symptoms that reduce the quality of life. Conventionally, a desirable drug is a chemical which could be a simple chemical or a complicated protein or a combination of chemicals that reduces the symptoms without causing severe side effects in the patient.
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