University of Georgia (UGA) Center for Drug Discovery (CDD)

Therapeutic Approaches: Small Molecules, Vaccines, Stem Cells, Gene Therapy, Drug Delivery

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Neurological Disorders, Oncology, Gene Therapy,

Center/Program Highlights: The UGA Center for Drug Discovery is concerned with the discovery and development of chemical and biological entities for combating a variety of diseases for which the etiological agents are infectious viruses and infectious microbial agents. Other therapeutic areas involve cancer, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, muscular dystrophy, and Alzheimer's disease. Cell signaling and disease targets are also of interest to the CDD. The Center has also organized several UGA Conferences on Drug Discovery.

Sources of Funding: Federal/State, Philanthropy, University

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Institutional Affiliation(s): University

Address:
R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building, Room 320
250 West Green Street
Athens
Georgia, 30602
United States

Center/Program Start Date: 2005

Number of Employees: 40