Drug regulation

  • Article
    | Open Access

    The circadian clock is an internal mechanism that controls various physiological processes, such as the sleep-wake cycle, but its precise regulation is challenging. Here, the authors develop a visible light-responsive inhibitor of casein kinase I which controls the period and phase of cellular and tissue circadian rhythms in a reversible manner.

    • Dušan Kolarski
    • , Carla Miró-Vinyals
    •  & Ben L. Feringa
  • Article
    | Open Access

    Generics contribute to increased availability of antibiotics, benefiting healthcare systems but potentially leading to increased consumption with implications for antibiotic stewardship and resistance. Here, the authors found no consistent changes in prescribing patterns of the 13 antibiotics that entered the US market as generics from 2000–2012.

    • Cecilia Kållberg
    • , Jemma Hudson
    •  & Ramanan Laxminarayan
  • Article
    | Open Access

    Triple negative breast cancer is a deadly form of breast cancer with limited therapeutic options. Here the authors show the efficacy of GLUT1 pharmacological inhibition against a subset of tumors expressing RB1, thereby identifying RB1 protein level as a biomarker of sensitivity to anti-GLUT1 therapy.

    • Qin Wu
    • , Wail ba-alawi
    •  & Cheryl H. Arrowsmith