Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance

Therapeutic Approaches: Small Molecules,

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Oncology

Center/Program Highlights:

The Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance is a collaboration between the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research that aims to support the discovery and development of therapeutic molecules that address an unmet medical need. The alliance builds on the expertise present at both institutions and has the dedicated commitment of their respective technology transfer and intellectual property offices to guide any commercial opportunities that may arise from the supported efforts. Although most projects involve High Throughput Screening, projects at any stage in the drug discovery and development pathway are eligible for support. Irrespective of the target and stage of any project, well-functioning interdisciplinary teams are crucial to projects? progress. These teams consist of investigators with a wide variety of expertise from both institutions and contribute to the program?s success.

Sources of Funding: Federal/State, University, Revenue


Institutional Affiliation(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham, Southern Research

1600 7th Ave S
Alabama, 35233-1711
United States

Center/Program Start Date: 2008

Number of Employees: 1