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DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

Our Faculty are

Nationally and Internationally Recognized

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STATE OF THE ART

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OUR MISSION

To Create New knowledge for the Discovery

and Development of New Pharmaceutical Drugs

Medicinal Chemistry

RESEARCH LABORATORIES

Research Areas

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  • Discovery and validation for new anti-cancer drugs targeted at lipid signaling
  • Computational modeling and simulation of biomolecular structure, dynamics and interactions
  • Synthesis of novel anticancer and anti-HIV drugs
  • Discovery of marine natural products with anti-cancer activity

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Students typically join a research laboratory in Medicinal Chemistry in the 2nd year of graduate study at the University of Utah. The first year of graduate study is done in one of the Universities Interdepartmental Graduate Programs.

Students interested in a Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry should apply to the Interdepartmental Program in Biological Chemistry.


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