MS in Medicinal Chemistry, PhD in Medicinal Chemistry
This specialization offered by the Center for Drug Discovery (CDD) trains students in the design and synthesis of novel biologically active compounds and in the study of their mechanisms of action using biochemical, biophysical and pharmacological approaches. Concentrations are available in: synthetic; biochemical/ pharmacological; and biophysical medicinal chemistry. The CDD’s excellence in teaching has been recognized by the award of a Training Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for predoctoral and postdoctoral training in development of medications. These will be targeted to treat drug abuse, addiction and other indications such as neuropathic pain, obesity, neuropsychiatric disorders (psychoses, ADHD, depression, anxiety, eating disorders) and neurodegenerative disorders.
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International Financial Aid:
International Financial Aid Description:
Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.