Congratulation to Jakob Green and family!

Medicinal Chemistry Department would like to congratulate Jakob Green and family for their newest addition baby girl, Laramine Jo Green.

Congratulations Dr. Weihua Qiu

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Weihua Qiu, a research scientist working in the lab of Youzhong Guo, has been awarded  a grant by the CCTR Endowment Fund Committee for her project titled “Active mechanism of mycobacterial membrane protein large 3 and its inhibition by SQ109”.  Please join me in congratulating her!! Good work and all […]

Congratulations Dr. Shijun Zhang

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Shijun Zhang’s research into Alzheimer’s Disease has garnered major funds from a VCU SoP alumnus. Dr. Zhang’s work was written up in a recent issue of a magazine published by VCU for its alumni. This excited an alumnus, who gave $50,000 for his research. Please join me in […]

Congratulations Dr. Shijun Zhang

Dr. Shijun Zhang, awarded a multi-disciplinary CCTR grant (‘Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease progression by modulating ROS generation from brain mitochondria’) with co-PI Qun Chen of Internal Medicine. This is great news!

Congratulations Dr. Umesh Desai!!

Dr. Umesh Desai, Chair, Medicinal Chemistry, awarded a one-year grant under the Commercialization Program from VCU Innovation Gateway (‘A Novel Strategy Targeting a Cellular Protein to Develop Therapies for COVID-19’) with co-PI Paul Fisher of VCU School of Medicine/Massey. This is awesome news!

Congratulations Dr. Yana Cen

Dr. Yana Cen, PHD has been selected for this year’s Jeffress Trust Award for Interdisciplinary Research. The title of her grant application was ‘Determining Enzyme Transition State Using Kinetic Isotope Effects and Computational Analysis’.

Congratulation Dr. Glen E. Kellogg!

Our own Dr. Glen E. Kellogg has been awarded a VCU Commercialization Fund grant as a co-PI. His grant title is “Development of novel chemical inhibitors for Sterol Carrier Protein-2 for correcting dyslipidemia and fatty liver disease” and he is working with Professor Shobha Ghosh of Massey Cancer Center and McGuire VA Medical Center. Great […]