Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery

Therapeutic Approaches: Small Molecules

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Oncology, Psychiatric Disorders, Pain

Center/Program Highlights: CMIDD acts as conduit for the creation of novel therapeutic molecules by providing basic researchers in the life sciences, engineering, nanotechnology, and chemistry with expertise in cheminformatics, hit-to-lead and lead optimization medicinal chemistry. Our industry-experienced staff utilizes state of the art resources and works closely with other centers that provide high-throughput screening, proteomics, imaging, in vivo testing and pre-IND development to translate basic discoveries into new therapeutics.

Sources of Funding: Federal/State, Philanthropy, Industry Partnerships, Disease Foundations, University, Revenue


Institutional Affiliation(s): Northwestern University

2145 Sheridan Road
Illinois, 60208
United States

Center/Program Start Date: 2009

Number of Employees: 12