Northeastern University

Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Medicinal Chemistry

Address:

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Suite 103

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Phone:

617-373-3244

Fax:

617- 373-8890

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MS in Medicinal Chemistry, PhD in Medicinal Chemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.

Accreditation:

NEASC

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City