Faculty of the highest caliber provide students in the College of Pharmacy at UofSC with education and research training in the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.
Extramural funding obtained by DDBS faculty supports state-of-the-art research 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. Our scientific discoveries in areas as diverse as biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, oncology and neuroscience have a major impact on the health outcomes for residents of South Carolina and beyond.
Department Research Areas
The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the following areas:
- Chemical biology
- Medicinal chemistry
- Translational cancer therapeutics
- Targeted therapeutics
- Personalized medicine