The American Chemical Society, or ACS, Pharmacology & Translational Science journal has invited Chris McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, to serve on its Editorial Advisory Board. The board consists of a diverse group of experts specializing in various aspects of pharmacology and translational research from across industry, academia and government from around the world.
As a board member, McCurdy will be expected to support the journal as a reviewer, contribute in editorial decisions pertaining to his area of expertise and publish his scientific findings in the journal. His two-year term on the board began Sept. 1.
ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science publishes high-impact and innovative research across the broad spectrum of biological sciences, covering basic and molecular sciences through the translational preclinical studies. McCurdy’s first manuscript in the journal, which examined the metabolism of a kratom alkaloid metabolite in human plasma and its effect on opioid potency and efficacy, published on July 31.
McCurdy is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the ACS Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, which he has served since 2011.