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College of Pharmacy

Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences has 17 tenred and tenure-track faculty

Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (DDBS) provides education and research training to professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (Ph.D.) in the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.

Faculty of the highest caliber provide research training that encompasses the understanding of disease mechanisms, drug action and toxicity, the design and development of new pharmaceutical agents and the identification of new drug targets.

Department Research Areas

The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the following areas:

  • chemical biology
  • medicinal chemistry
  • translational cancer therapeutics
  • pharmacogenomics
  • targeted therapeutics
  • pharmacology
  • neuroscience
  • personalized medicine

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