University of Minnesota

College of Pharmacy

Medicinal Chemistry


Stem Cell Institute

6-125 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street SE

Twin Cities, MN 55455

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Medicinal Chemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program emphasizes the application of chemical principles to research on the action of drugs on biological systems. Areas of research include drug design and synthesis; chemical aspects of drug metabolism; chemical mechanisms of drug toxicity and carcinogenicity; computer-assisted drug design; pharmaceutical cell systems; delivery systems for gene therapy; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopic analysis of drug-protein interactions; design of catalytic antibodies; and development of radio pharmaceuticals.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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