Department of medicinal chemistry celebrates banner year

The department of medicinal chemistry made great strides in the 2022-23 academic year and enjoyed a record-setting year in multiple categories. Here are a few of the major achievements:

  • Increased research funding by more than $1 million over the previous year
  • Secured a record $8.2 million in research funding in fiscal year 2022-23
  • Published 95 scientific papers
  • Four Ph.D. graduates secured jobs at Harvard, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and in private industry
  • Filed 23 new U.S. patent applications
  • Issued five new U.S. patents
  • Entered six license and option agreements with companies

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