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Congratulation Yan Zhang!

Dr. Yan Zhang was awarded the 2023 National and International Recognition Award by VCU for outstanding accomplishments in the area of opioid and related research. Prof. Zhang’s research has been funded by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health with major successes in 2023. His lab has published numerous papers on developing antagonists for opioid […]

Chemical designed by Guo launches as tool for cholesterol research, drug discovery

A chemical designed by Youzhong Guo, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, has been launched on the market. The chemical, called CHEAPS, maintains both the biochemical properties of cholesterol and the balance of hydrophobic (water-repellant) and hydrophilic (water-attracting) properties necessary for protein and cholesterol interaction research. Guo and his team created this […]