The Center for Drug Discovery at Washington University

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Welcome

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 & Prioritization of Promising Projects
  • Education & Project Strategy
  • Implementation & Project Management
  • Facilitation of External Partnering

The task of identifying projects is conducted in partnership with established University partners, including the Institute of Clinical & Translation Sciences (ICTS), the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the Siteman Cancer Center.

The Center works closely with the Center for Research Innovation in Biotechnology (CRIB), which identified a need for academic participation in drug discovery in light of industry consolidation.

 

Images generously provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Wikimedia Commons