Center for Drug Discovery

Therapeutic Approaches: Biologics, Small Molecules, Biomarkers, Antibodies, Gene Therapy, Drug Delivery,

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, Gene-Therapy, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatric Disorders, Pain, Regenerative Medicine, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Microbiome

Center/Program Highlights:

The mission of the Center for Drug Discovery is to identify and advance promising drug candidates from the Washington University community with emphasis on four sets of activities:

- Identification and Prioritization of Promising Projects

- Education and Project Strategy

- Implementation and Project Management

- Facilitation of External Partnering

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


Institutional Affiliation(s): Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis

Campus Box 8231 660 S. Euclid Ave.
2nd Floor Cancer Research, Room 2601
St. Louis
Missouri, 63110
United States

Center/Program Start Date: 2016

Number of Employees: 4