The research conducted at CDD includes design, discovery and development of therapeutics for various conditions affecting human health. These diverse conditions include cancer, neurological disorders, viral diseases etc. Along with a proven track record of success in developing compounds of medicinal interest (carbovir and abacavir), CDD has added more drug candidates to its growing repertoire.

Spotlight on Research

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Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Profs Robert Vince and Swati More have developed a noninvasive imaging technique that tracks accumulation of the Alzheimer’s peptide, amyloid-β, in the eye.

Functional Cosmetic

ProteXidineTM: Anti-Aging & Skin Care

CDD has developed a patented technology that prevents undesirable skin damage by both boosting the proportion of key DNA repair enzymes in the skin and filtering out damaging UV rays.

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Pre-Clinical Study for Cyanide Antidote

A faster acting and safer than existing options, an antidote for cyanide poisoning that works prophylactically to prevent or limit toxicity associated from exposure to cyanide has been developed.