With every challenge, there is opportunity. Looking into the vast challenge that is COVID-19 it can be difficult to see this, but the pandemic has forced us to contemplate new possibilities in all areas of life, including scientific research.
The world turned to the pharmaceutical industry for help, and the variety of responses makes us question; how did some get ahead while others struggled?
Generating new ideas or looking at protein-ligand interactions in a novel way is key to innovative drug discovery and design. Pharmacophore models are an excellent way to do this.