University of Washington

School of Pharmacy

Medicinal Chemistry


UW, Extended MPH Degree, Box 357660

Box 359485

Seattle, WA 98195

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Medicinal chemistry is a hybrid discipline that focuses on the study of the relationship between chemical structure and biological effect. By its very nature, medicinal chemistry relies on the methodological tools of a variety of fields including organic chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology. As a consequence, training in the area provides the student with a broad perspective on the interaction of foreign molecules with living systems and the resulting biologicalconsequences.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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