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Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology

Drug Discovery

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Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology are identifying molecules which specifically bind and modulate the activities of proteins associated with disease. The goal of this work is to develop new drugs and therapies. These investigators utilize several strategies including rational design, organic synthesis, natural product discovery and high throughput screening. Ongoing drug discovery projects in the department target proteins implicated in cancers and infectious disease.

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Researchers: Drug Discovery

People
First Name
Pui-Kwong
Last Name
Chan
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Martin
Middle Name
M.
Last Name
Matzuk
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair
First Name
Yongcheng
Last Name
Song
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Jin
Last Name
Wang
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor and CPRIT Scholar
First Name
Damian
Last Name
Young
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor